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The White House is one of the world's most famous buildings. Learn more about its art and architecture, the Presidents and First Ladies who have lived here, and how you can take a tour.


Inside the White House

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President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are committed to opening the doors of the White House and truly making it the People’s House.

Tour the West Wing from the comfort of your home.

Go behind the scenes at the White House and find such videos as exclusive interviews, a look at the ten letters President Obama reads each day, and see the process of creating the President's State of the Union address.

The White House’s collection of fine and decorative arts includes historic objects associated with the White House and the Presidency — and much more.

Go behind the scenes during the holidays at the White House.

History & Grounds

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Learn more about each president.

Learn more about each first lady.

Read about the Vice President's residence, located on the grounds of the United States Naval Observatory.

Learn the history and current use of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.

Read about the presidential retreat known as Camp David.

Learn the history of Air Force One.