- 1 How can I get tickets to the White House?
- 2 Can a normal person visit White House?
- 3 Is it worth visiting the White House?
- 4 Where is the entrance for the White House tour?
- 5 Is there a dress code for White House tours?
- 6 How much is a White House tour?
- 7 Does the White House have a basketball court?
- 8 How many full time chefs Does the White House have?
- 9 Can you take pictures on White House tour?
- 10 How long does a White House tour last?
- 11 Can you tour the White House without a reservation?
- 12 Can you drive White House?
- 13 Where do you park when visiting the White House?
How can I get tickets to the White House?
Public Tour 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.
Can a normal person visit White House?
While visitors are not allowed entry to the White House without requesting a tour through your congressional representative, you will still be able to see the White House from Pennsylvania Avenue NW at Lafayette Square and view the White House and the South Lawn from the Ellipse.
Is it worth visiting the White House?
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.
Where is the entrance for the White House tour?
The White House Visitor Center is located at 1450 Pennsylvania Ave NW (map). The entrance to the White House Visitor Center is on Pennsylvania Ave NW, just before you get to 15th St NW and across the street from Pershing Park.
Is there a dress code for White House tours?
There is no dress code to tour the White House, but due to the importance of the building, you should want to dress neatly.
How much is 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. All White House tours are free of charge.
Does the White House have a basketball court?
The White House has had a smaller outdoor court since 1991, but the adapted tennis court allows enough room for a full court game of basketball. The new court has played host to a number of distinguished visitors, from college basketball championship teams to Wounded Warrior players.
How many full time chefs Does the White House have?
With five full-time chefs, the White House kitchen is able to serve dinner to as many as 140 guests and hors d’oeuvres to more than 1,000. The White House requires 570 gallons of paint to cover its outside surface.
Can you take pictures on White House tour?
Photography is permitted but may not interfere with the enjoyment of other guests on the tour. Prohibited Items: Video cameras, including any action camcorders, cameras with detachable lenses, tablets, tripods, monopods, and camera sticks are not permitted on White House Tours.
How long does a White House tour last?
Tours of the White House are self-guided, and typically last about 45 minutes in duration. The White House strongly encourages the use of public transportation, as street parking is not available near the White House.
Can you tour the White House without a reservation?
The National Park Service does not schedule White House tours or provide tickets to enter the White House. Public tour requests must be submitted through your Member of Congress. These self-guided tours are generally available Friday and Saturday (excluding federal holidays or unless otherwise noted).
Can you drive White House?
White House Neighborhood Pennsylvania Ave NW by the White House is pedestrian only and you cannot drive down it. There is a lot of history and stories about the White House Neighborhood – so much that we have a self guided tour!
Where do you park when visiting the White House?
The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, located a block away from the White House Visitor Center, has an underground parking garage. Access is available via 13½ Street (off Pennsylvania Avenue) and via two entrances on 14th Street from 5 am until 2 am.