As a special surprise to one of the first groups to enjoy the tour, the President made an appearance and was received with a welcome rivalling the Beatles.
— Fox News (@FoxNews) March 7, 2017
Public tours must be requested through Members of Congress, and requests may be submitted up to three months in advance. Tours are scheduled on a first-come-first-served basis.
Tours are self-guided, last approximately 45 minutes, and are available during the following hours:
- Tuesday – Thursday from 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM
- Friday-Saturday from 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Further details, including what visitors will need to access the White House campus, can be found at the White House public tours website.