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If you want to visit the White House, you have to get tickets far in advance of your travel dates. This was a good alternative with information about the 1st families including pictures and items from their times in the White House
The WH Visitors Center is one of those places you need to allocate time for in your trip to DC. There is so much history to read, displays to view and a don't forget to watch a video from the view of the first ladies....More
Who would have thought you need to be vetted for a tour of the White House & this needs to be done through your embassy at least 2 months before, not us 🤦🏻♂️. We found this gem nearby that gave us a better understanding of...More
This facility has exhibits, including a movie, that prepare you for the White House tour. However, if you cannot go on a tour this stop would be helpful in supporting research on the White House. The photos and exhibits are very well done. There is...More
Gives you a great insight into life in the White House and some of the things various presidents have owned over the years. Getting to sign the memorial book for President Bush was an extra special treat!
If you can’t get on the list to the visit/ tour the White House than trip to this visitor center is a very good substitute. Actually even if you can get on the list you should also visit this visitor center. They have s lot...More
Since I was not a US National and had no Congressperson to nominate me for a visit to a tour of the White House, I settled on visiting the White House Visitor's Center. I was pleased with my decision to do this. It is a...More
It’s put together well with some interesting displays and I can appreciate the work and effort. The building is absolutely beautiful and the history of the building was interesting.
That said, it was a waste of time. There are so many great things to do...More
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The answer is simple. You can take pics after the last security check point until you leave. You can not do video. At the last door where you leave , give enough space for yourself and others to leave before taking any... More
The answer is simple. You can take pics after the last security check point until you leave. You can not do video. At the last door where you leave , give enough space for yourself and others to leave before taking any outside pcs. The guards don't want you hanging near the exit.
We just got back from our tour July 2018. Have fun!