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What to Expect When You Tour the White House



If a trip to Washington D. C. is in the works, plans to tour the white house should be added to the equation. To do so one must contact their Member of Congress. All requests must be made within 21 days of the proposed tour and no more than three months in advance. People are in courage to submit their requests as soon as possible. Tour availability times are on a first-come-first-served basis.

This Free tour is a great way to take in some history as you view amazing pieces of art. Walk the halls of the many great people, once walked. All guests must be 18 years of age, and able to present valid identification at any time.

There are over 130 rooms, 35 bathrooms, and 6 levels that help frame out the massive residence. The building also has 147 windows, 28 fireplaces, three elevators, and eight staircases.

The kitchen in the White House can serve no more than 140 guests at one time. The White House was named in 1901, by President Theodore Roosevelt. It takes 570 gallons of paint to cover just the outdoor surface. The White House has been called many various nicknames throughout its history. Some of those are the “president’s Place,” “Executive Mansion,” and the “President’s House. It is definitely a beautiful building to see.

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