Learn About the Park


  • A massive oak tree towers over the Rose Garden and the Oval Office.
    Commemorative Tree Plantings

    Explore trees planted on the White House grounds by presidents and first ladies, or in their honor.

  • A small plaza with flowers and trees.

    Several gardens on the White House grounds serve a variety of practical and aesthetic purposes.



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Photos & Multimedia

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History & Culture

The White House has been the home and office of the President and First Family since 1800.


Find out more about special projects and park policies.


Plan a field trip or find lesson plans.

Kids & Youth

Become a Jr. Ranger!


The White House Historical Association retail store features gifts, publications, and collectibles inspired by the White House. All items sold reflect the Association's educational mission to enhance the understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of the Executive Mansion. Proceeds from the store contribute to the Association's mission including support of the White House Visitor Center.

Last updated: October 13, 2023

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Mailing Address:

1849 C Street NW
Room 1426

Washington, DC 20240


202 208-1631

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