Public Tour’s of the White House are available. One must contact their Member of Congress with a request for admission. If you are resident of Washington DC and would like to coordinate a group tour for your visitors, you may submit requests to the office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton. If you are from a foreign country, please contact your country’s embassy in Washington DC. Please keep in mind that you may need to request your tour dates several months in advance. The minimum notice required for requests is 21 days, and there are no guarantees that a date will be granted within that time frame.
Admission to White House self guided tours are free. The hours in which access to tours are granted varies through out the week and time of year. Tours are offered Tuesday through Saturday with the exception of Federal Holidays. All tours are subject to cancellation. Please visit the White House Tours and Events page for additional information on times of tours and other visitor guidelines.
The White House is centrally located in the heart of downtown Washington DC. The White House is accessible by the Farragut West or McPherson Square metro stations on the blue and orange lines, as well as the Farragut North metro station on the red line. There are several metro buses and DC Circulator buses that will leave you within proximity as well. Please visit the metro website for additional information.
Washington DC Bed and Breakfast accommodations. We are centrally located, 10 minutes walk to DuPont Circle metro/subway, 1 mile north west of White House.