Contact your Congressional Representative and/or both Senators ASAP to request a tour. This is the only way for you to book these tours. April is a fairly busy time for DC, so I'm sure there are a lot of requests already submitted to the Congressional offices for these tours.
If you are a US Citizen, get in touch with the office of your representatives in Congress. And do it ASAP. You might be able to get approved for a tour, but don't count on it.
If you are not a US Citizen, you are unlikely to be able to get in.
I don't know where Barry is, but suspect you are not from the USA.Edited: 03 February 2013, 13:36
Not trying to hijack this thread, but I read you cant take cameras, phones, purses, handbags..etc on the white house tour. Is there a place to store your stuff before the tour? Most tourists are going to have all this stuff with them, just wanted to ask.
Phones are ok. The rest arent. Either leave at your hotel or depending on time use a locker at a Smithsonian
You are allowed to take a cellphone, but you aren't allowed to use it inside the building. Your questions have been asked, and answered, many times on this forum. There is no facility at the White House to leave your stuff. Your hotel room is the best option. Having one person skip the tour and keep the stuff is another possibility.
To the OP, April 29th is a Monday and the White House tours are only on Tuesday-Friday, from what I've been reading.
Also, which Smithsonian has the most lockers to store your stuff?
Contact your embassy and see whether they're sponsoring a group visit during your stay.
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