Tours & Events

Anyone visiting DC can experience the history and art of the White House in person by submitting a tour request through one’s Member of Congress.

Visit the White House

The Grounds

Past Administrations

Explore the biographical sketches of the country’s presidents and first ladies throughout our rich history.

The Presidential biographies on WhiteHouse.gov are from “The Presidents of the United States of America,” by Frank Freidel and Hugh Sidey. Copyright 2006 by the White House Historical Association.

The biographies of the First Ladies on WhiteHouse.gov are from “The First Ladies of the United States of America,” by Allida Black. Copyright 2009 by the White House Historical Association.

Our Government

Also learn more about Federal Agencies & Commissions, Elections & Voting,
and State & Local Government.

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