White House Tours canceled effective Saturday, March 9, 2013
We regret to inform you that White House Tours are canceled effective Saturday, March 9, 2013, until further notice. For updates regarding this situation, please contact the White House Visitors Office 24 hour hotline at (202) 456-7041.
White House Visitor Center Rehabilitation and Closure Information
The White House Visitor Center is closed for rehabilitation. A temporary visitor center is located near the Ellipse Visitor Pavilion, just west of the intersection of 15th and E streets, NW.
Wherever you have access to an internet connection, on your smartphone as you roam the park or on a computer across the world, you can visit President's Park. Find up-to-date information on our website, interact with the park, its staff, and other visitors on social media. You can also download an app to explore the park on your own.
We look forward to meeting you, wherever you are - in person or online.You'll find more information below about our Facebook page, a new official Park Service app covering downtown Washington, DC sites, and our neighboring park, the National Mall.
Learn more about the history of Washington, the presidents, their families, and the White House itself on our Facebook page. Leave comments, ask questions, and meet other park visitors, too.
Looking for information on what to see and do in downtown Washington?
Try this app from the National Mall that includes event schedules, maps, and directions for President's Park and a number of other popular sites in the city.
For details on the app and links with download instructions, visit this page.
Did You Know?
Dwight D. Eisenhower was the most famous U.S. Army general of World War II and the 34th president of the United States. A career Army man, he rose to the level of five-star general and oversaw the Allied forces in Europe, including the famous D-Day invasion of France in 1944.