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.
White House Fence Restoration and Sidewalk Closure
The National Park Service is restoring the White House fence along Pennsylvania Avenue, portions of which are believed to date back to 1818. During this restoration work, sections of the White House sidewalk will be temporarily closed for public safety. More »
Volunteer for a Special Event
Come and join us!
President's Park hosts a number of large events throughout the year. We often look for volunteers to provide help to visitors in many different ways during these events.
Typical events include:
More information about current available special event volunteer opportunities may be found below. If you interested in volunteering at any of these events, please email the volunteer coordinator or call 202-208-1631.
Did You Know?
In 1926, at age 15, Reagan took a summer job as a lifeguard in Lowell Park, Illinois, two miles away from Dixon on the nearby Rock River. He continued to work as a lifeguard on the Rock for the next seven years, reportedly saving 77 people from drowning.