How much does it cost to take a tour of the White House?

Tours are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. Requests can be submitted up to three months in advance and no less than 21 days in advance. You are encouraged to submit your request as early as possible as a limited number of spaces are available. The White House tour is free of charge.

Is a tour of the White House worth it?

Totally worth it! These are self-guided tours, which is kind of nice. Each guard knows a ton about each room and they are more than willing to offer up answers to anything you ask them.

How do you get a private tour of the White House?

Requests for the White House tour must be submitted through your Member of Congress in either the House or Senate. White House tours are scheduled on a first come, first served basis and they must be requested a minimum of 21 days in advance of your visit. Requests can be submitted up to three months in advance.

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How long does it take to tour the White House?

Since White House tours are unguided, you can take as much time as you need to see everything. However, the average person takes 30-45 minutes. There are no tour guides. But, the Secret Service are stationed in all of the rooms and people do ask them questions.

Can you tour the White House without a reservation?

Requesting a White House tour

Touring the White House requires some advance planning. Public tour requests must be made through your member of Congress (find your member of Congress and contact information) and submitted up to three months in advance and no less than 21 days prior to your visit.

Can you meet the president on a White House tour?

Anyone visiting DC can experience the history and art of the White House in person after submitting a tour request through one’s Member of Congress. Public tour requests must be submitted through one’s Member of Congress. … (Please note that White House tours may be subject to last minute cancellation.)

How hard is it to get a White House tour?

Tours are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. Requests can be submitted up to three months in advance and no less than 21 days in advance. You are encouraged to submit your request as early as possible as a limited number of spaces are available. The White House tour is free of charge.

Can you tour the Pentagon?

It is open for official tours through the Pentagon Tours program. Pentagon tours must be reserved at least 14 days in advance and no more than 90 days in advance. Tours are conducted Monday-Thursday (excluding federal holidays) from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. and from 12 – 4p.

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Can tourists go inside the White House?

As of January 2022, the White House remains closed to the public for interior tours. As alternatives to touring inside the White House, It is likely that exterior Garden tours in the Spring and Fall will still happen.

Can anyone visit the White House Visitor Center?

Visitor capacity is limited to 100 people. Consistent with CDC guidance regarding areas of substantial or high transmission, all visitors over the age of two, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask.

Can you take photos in the White House?

The official answer is: “In the White house you are only allowed to take pictures. No video recordings are allowed.”

What do you wear to a White House tour?

Typical tourist dress is fine. Shorts and sandals would be fine if the weather is hot. The only tour with a dress code is the West Wing tour. It has a business casual dress code (no shorts, jeans, tshirts, open toed shoes, etc etc).

Is the White House open for tours 2021?

Public tours of the White House remain temporarily suspended until further notice. For the most up-to-date information about touring and visiting the White House, call the 24-hour Visitors Office Information Line at 202-456-7041.

How much does it cost to tour the Capitol?

There is no cost. Admission and the tour are free of charge.

Are White House tours Cancelled?

UPDATE: In light of the spread of COVID-19, tours of the U.S. Capitol, Pentagon, and White House are canceled and tour requests are suspended for the foreseeable future.

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Who lives in the White House?

The White House is the official residence and workplace of the president of the United States. It is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., and has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800.