White House Visitor Center Tours

A stop at the White House Visitor Center is the next best thing to actually visiting the White House. Travelers can wander the interactive touchscreen exhibits and explore the halls of presidential artifacts on a tour of this popular center. 

The easy-to-access destination showcases stories of past presidents and details of daily life inside America's most famous home. A short video details notable history and a well-stocked gift shop ensures travelers leave with a piece of America in hand.

Practical Info

The White House Visitor Center is open daily from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. It is located at 1450 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in the Department of Commerce Building and is accessible using the Metro Center or Federal Triangle Metro stops. Admission is free.
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Address: 1450 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, USA
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Hours: Daily 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.
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Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley, plus Arlington National Cemetery

Take a hop-on hop-off Washington DC trolley tour to explore the nation’s capital at your own pace. The route encompasses the city’s top attractions, including the White House, Lincoln Memorial, and Arlington National Cemetery. This is the only tour to take you into the Arlington National Cemetery. Just hop off at any stop when you want to explore, and then hop back on the trolley to continue around the city. When booking, select between a 1- and 2-day pass.
  • Duration: 2 to 16 hrs
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  • Duration: 2 to 16 hrs
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Washington DC Essential Hop-On Hop-Off plus Bonus Tour

With this hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour through Washington, DC, travelers can choose to see the city at their own pace. Linger longer at some sites while skipping others entirely. With 20 stops, you’ll have access to the US Capitol Building, National Mall, Lincoln Memorial, and more. Hear live narration, and choose between 1-day pass or 2-day pass with a bonus night bus.
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
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Dynamite Day Tour: Small-Group DC Bus Tour

Explore the famous monuments and war memorials of Washington DC on this guided, 7-hour, small-group sightseeing tour. Climb aboard a Dodge Sprinter van and enjoy an educational and entertaining narrated history of the US nation’s capital. Travel around and through the plethora of famous monuments and memorials, featuring the White House, the United States Capitol, the Lincoln Memorial, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and many other landmark locations. A variety of lunch options (own expense) will be made available.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Downtown DC Tour with Tickets to Fords Theater Historic Site

Explore Washington DC's historical highlights without getting lost on this walking tour, a great choice for first-time visitors. An in-the-know guide whisks you around the nation's capital to see the places that shaped American history, including the Capitol, the White House, the National Mall, the FBI Building, and the Washington Monument. Admission to Ford's Theater National Historic Site is also included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour of Washington DC: Monuments, Landmarks and Memorials

Explore the most popular sites in Washington, DC on this hop-on hop-off bus tour. Visit many of the top attractions in the nation’s capital — like the White House, Washington Monument, the National Mall, historic Georgetown, Arlington National Cemetery and more. Select a 1- or 2-day pass, for access to three separate routes and get to know the city in custom fashion, with live and recorded narration.
  • Duration: Flexible
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  • Duration: Flexible
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Hop-On Hop-Off Washington DC Bus Tour

Explore the most popular sites in Washington, DC on this scenic hop-on hop-off bus tour. Visit the monuments, memorials and landmark attractions in the nation’s capital — like the White House, Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the United States Capitol and many more. Get to know the city in custom fashion with live and recorded onboard narration. Choose to upgrade to add entry to one attraction.
  • Duration: Flexible
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  • Duration: Flexible
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Washington DC Super Saver: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley and Monuments by Moonlight Tour

Explore the best of Washington, DC on this narrated, hop-on hop-off trolley tour. Visit more than 100 points of interest among DC’s top attractions — like the White House, the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument, to name just a few. Select the 1-day pass, then board at any of the 14 stops and get to know the nation’s capital in customized fashion, with live onboard commentary from a professional tour conductor. A guided, 2.5-hour, moonlight trolley tour to the same landmark locations, illuminated for the evening, is also included.
  • Duration: 3 to 8 hrs
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  • Duration: 3 to 8 hrs
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What a President Tells His Gardener Walk

Step into Washington, DC, history on a 70-minute walking tour led by a costumed, historical character that brings White House history to life. Hear insider stories and facts from an actor dressed as John Ousley, who tended the White House gardens through several presidencies. Get a personal perspective on the White House gardens and interior while strolling the neighborhood surrounding the White House. Please Note: The walk does not go into the White House or onto the White House grounds.
  • Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
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  • Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
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