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Tour the Historic Decatur House
10/01/2015 - 05/31/2016
Mondays at 11:00am, 12:30pm, and 2:00pm
David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History at Decatur House 1610 H Street, NW Washington DC 20036 U.S.A.

The White House Historical Association offers free public tours of historic Decatur House every Monday, excluding holidays.* A fixture of the president’s neighborhood since 1818, Decatur House has been home to foreign and American dignitaries, secretaries of state, members of Congress, and a vice president, in addition to numerous free and enslaved servants who played a pivotal role in shaping America. Visit and explore the nearly 200-year history of Decatur House and its Slave Quarters, one of only a few remaining examples of slave quarters in an urban setting, and learn more about the many additional programs and offerings of the Association.

  • Tours begin at 1610 H Street, NW at 11:00am, 12:30pm, and 2pm, and last approximately one hour. No reservations are necessary.
  • For groups of 20 or more persons, please contact our education team at to reserve a group tour.

* No tours on October 12, and December 28. No 12:30pm tour on October 5.

Additional Information

Nearby Parking Garages: 1625 I Street NW / 1750 H Street NW / 1050 Connecticut Avenue NW

Nearest Metro Stops: Farragut West and McPherson Square on the Blue/Orange/Silver Line, and Farragut North on the Red Line