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White House Visitor Center Tours

White House Visitor Center
A stop at the White House Visitor Center is the next best thing to actually visiting the White House. Travelers can wander the interactive touchscreen exhibits and explore the halls of presidential artifacts on a tour of this popular center. 

The easy-to-access destination showcases stories of past presidents and details of daily life inside America's most famous home. A short video details notable history and a well-stocked gift shop ensures travelers leave with a piece of America in hand.

Practical Info

The White House Visitor Center is open daily from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. It is located at 1450 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in the Department of Commerce Building and is accessible using the Metro Center or Federal Triangle Metro stops. Admission is free.
Address: 1450 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, USA
Hours: Daily 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.
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7 Tours and Activities to Experience White House Visitor Center

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Washington DC Sightseeing Trolley Tour with 1 Stop

Washington DC Sightseeing Trolley Tour with 1 Stop

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Depart from the Washington DC Welcome Center and take a 90 minute Washington DC trolley tour to explore the nation’s capital. The route encompasses the city’s top attractions, including the White House, Lincoln Memorial and the National Mall.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$49.00
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$49.00
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Washington DC Super Saver: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley + Monuments by Moonlight Tour

Washington DC Super Saver: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley + Monuments by Moonlight Tour

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Explore the best of Washington, DC on this narrated, hop-on hop-off trolley tour. Visit more than 100 points of interest among DC’s top attractions—like the White House, the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument, to name just a few. Depending upon your interest, select a silver, gold, or platinum pass, then board at any of the stops and get to know the nation’s capital in customized fashion, with live onboard commentary from a professional tour conductor. A guided moonlight trolley tour to the same landmark locations, illuminated for the evening, is also included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$94.00
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Dynamite Day Tour: Small-Group DC Bus Tour

Dynamite Day Tour: Small-Group DC Bus Tour

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Explore the famous monuments and war memorials of Washington, DC on this guided, small-group sightseeing tour. Climb aboard a Dodge Sprinter van and enjoy an educational and entertaining narrated history of the US nation’s capital. Travel around and through the plethora of famous monuments and memorials, featuring the White House, the United States Capitol, the Lincoln Memorial, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and many other landmark locations. A variety of lunch options (own expense) will be made available.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$81.17
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Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour of Washington DC: Monuments, Landmarks and Memorials

Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour of Washington DC: Monuments, Landmarks and Memorials

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Explore the most popular sites in Washington, DC on this hop-on hop-off bus tour. Visit many of the top attractions in the nation’s capital — like the White House, Washington Monument, the National Mall, historic Georgetown, Arlington National Cemetery and more. Select a 1- or 2-day pass, for access to three separate routes and get to know the city in custom fashion, with live and recorded narration.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.00
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National Mall Walking Tour With Washington Monument Entry

National Mall Walking Tour With Washington Monument Entry

Explore Washington, DC’s magnificent monuments on this fully guided walking tour. The live narrative is provided by knowledgeable tour guides will lead you to several key landmarks along the National Mall as well as some hidden gems. The highlight of the tour is reserved entry into the Washington Monument - including passes to the observation deck. The perfect sightseeing experience for travelers who would like to explore the US capital on foot, in the open, and with small groups of up to 12 people. Your journey begins at the White House Visitor Center where you will enter for a virtual peek into the president’s home. Your guide will then walk you to the Washington Monument with reserved entry. Proceed through the historic National Mall and visit Lincoln Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Ford’s Theatre, and more. Your tour ends at Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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Downtown DC Tour for Small or Large Groups

Downtown DC Tour for Small or Large Groups

Explore Washington DC's historical highlights without getting lost on this walking tour, a great choice for first-time visitors. An in-the-know guide whisks you around the nation's capital to see the places that shaped American history, including the Capitol, the White House, the National Mall, the FBI Building, and the Washington Monument. Admission to Ford's Theater National Historic Site is also included.
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  • 4 hours
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Washington DC After Dark

Washington DC After Dark

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There's a certain magic to Washington DC that can only be experienced at night. It's a time when the powerful Lincoln Memorial is bathed in soft white light, and the Washington Monument, Capitol, and White House appear even more grandiose. Along with a knowledgeable local guide, take a tour of Washington DC well after the sun has gone down, and feel the buzz, magic, and pulse of America's capital by night.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What are White House Visitor Center hours of operation?
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White House Visitor Center hours of operation: Daily 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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