- Step 1: Determine trip dates Decide on a few dates when you will be available for White House tours during your trip to Washington, D.C. This should be done months in advance to allow enough time to schedule a tour.
- Step 2: Contact Congress member Contact your local Congress member to request a White House tour. Supply him or her with dates that you would like to visit the White House.
- TIP: Visit congress.org to find your local Congress member's contact information.
- Step 3: Follow up Follow up with your local Congress member or a staffer a few weeks before your scheduled trip to determine your scheduled tour date if you have not already received a response.
- Step 4: Call the tour office Call the White House tour information line at 202-456-7041 before heading out for your tour in case of any changes or delays. Now marvel as you tour the historic White House.
- FACT: Construction of the White House started in 1792 but wasn't completed until 1800, when President John Adams and his wife Abigail became the first residents.
You Will Need
- Scheduled trip to Washington
- Internet access