Are White House tours worth it?
Totally worth it! These are self-guided tours, which is kind of nice. Each guard knows a ton about each room and they are more than willing to offer up answers to anything you ask them.
Is the White House giving Christmas tours?
White House Christmas Tours are available throughout the month of December (though any tour can be canceled at any time without notice) when visitors are given the opportunity to see how the public rooms have been festively decorated.
What items visitors are prohibited from taking on the tour?
- Video Recorders.
- Handbags, book bags, backpacks or purses.
- Food or beverages, tobacco products, personal grooming items (i.e. makeup, lotion, etc.)
- Any pointed objects.
- Aerosol containers.
- Guns, ammunition, fireworks, electric stun guns, mace, martial arts weapons/devices, or knives of any size.
Is the White House open for tours 2021?
Public tours of the White House remain temporarily suspended until further notice. For the most up-to-date information about touring and visiting the White House, call the 24-hour Visitors Office Information Line at 202-456-7041.
Can you take pictures on White House tour?
Photography is permitted but may not interfere with the enjoyment of other guests on the tour. Prohibited Items: Video cameras, including any action camcorders, cameras with detachable lenses, tablets, tripods, monopods, and camera sticks are not permitted on White House Tours.
Can foreign tourists visit the White House?
Can I take a tour of the White House? Foreign nationals wishing to tour the White House must apply to their country’s embassy or consulate in Washington, D.C. This means that the U.S. Embassy in London and the Consulates General in Belfast and Edinburgh can’t arrange a tour for you.
Will the White House be decorated for Christmas 2020?
White House Christmas 2020 showcases the theme throughout the home’s magnificent holiday displays, including foliage that represents the country’s diverse landscapes beautifully displayed in the East Colonnade and ornaments crafted by students that capture the unique beauty of each state hung on the official Blue Room …
Can you drive past the White House?
The White House perimeter is essentially the block between Constitution Ave NW, 15th St NW, 17th ST NW and H St NW. Pennsylvania Ave NW by the White House is pedestrian only and you cannot drive down it. There is a lot of history and stories about the White House Neighborhood – so much that we have a self guided tour!