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The White House, White House/National Mall

District of Columbia, United States, North America: The White House, Washington, D.C.
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W.
Washington , D.C.
20500
Tel: 202 456 7041
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The most famous address in the nation, this grand white mansion modeled on an Irish country house (the designer, James Hoban, was an Irishman) has been the home of every American president, with the exception of George Washington, who oversaw its construction but spent much of his time at Mount Vernon. Each administration has made its mark, but in recent decades no one has had more influence than Jacqueline Kennedy, who embarked on an extensive restoration project that returned the house to a bygone grandeur and brought original objects and furniture back into the fold. Tours are arranged for groups of ten or more through the offices of a U.S. citizen's member of Congress or an overseas visitor's embassy and can be requested up to six months in advance. Tours take place Tuesday through Saturday mornings and generally include a visit to several reception rooms, including the gold-and-white East Room—the site of weddings, JFK's funeral, and Richard Nixon's resignation.

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Full of American History

I'm not sure if tours of the White House are still available. I was lucky enough to tour the White House and Pentagon several years ago (circa 2000). I would... more

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