The Entrance Hall
The Blue Room
The Principal Drawing Room
The Red Room
A Richly Formal Room for Teas, Small Receptions, and Meetings
State Dining Room
The Setting for State and Official Dinners
Podcast Conversations from History Happy Hour
In this first episode of 2021, White House Historical Association President Stewart D. McLaurin introduces the Association’s popular virtual program Hi...
Podcast A Discussion with the Voices of Lafayette Park
Thousands of people traverse historic Lafayette Park every day to get a glimpse of the White House. The park, right...
Podcast U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps
The White House is a ceremonial stage upon which our nation welcomes our most important visitors, including foreign heads of...
Podcast St. John’s, the Church of the Presidents
Since the James Madison presidency, St. John’s Church has been an important part of the life of Lafayette Square an...
Podcast Special Episode: Reflections on the First 49 Episodes
For the past four years, the monthly 1600 Sessions podcast has told the story of the White House through conversations with...
Collection Decorative Arts in the White House
Many people approach the decor of their homes as a reflection of oneself. But what happens when a home's interior...
Podcast Freemasons and the White House
Since the laying of the cornerstone in 1792, Freemasons have played an important role in the construction and the history of...
Podcast Gigi at the White House
Although visitors from around the world have the opportunity to visit the White House every year, few kids have the...
Podcast Designing Camelot
On February 23, 1961, Jacqueline Kennedy launched the most historic and celebrated redesign of the White House in its history. In this...
Podcast The Triumph of Nancy Reagan
Nancy Reagan was an iconic First Lady who helped shape the legacy of one of the most consequential presidencies of...
Collection The Johnson White House 1963 - 1969
On November 22, 1963, about two hours after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson took the...