The White House Historical Association is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1961 by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy with a mission to protect, preserve, and provide public access to the rich history of America’s Executive Mansion.
The White House Historical Association
P.O. Box 27624
Washington, D.C. 20038
Phone numbers and Email
Administrative Offices: 202-218-4300
Decatur House Rental Inquiries: Arioth Harrison Smirne, firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-218-4333
Development Inquiries: Rhett Wilson, 202-218-4306
Membership Inquiries: Michael Moore, email@example.com, 202-760-2365
Education and Teacher Resource Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have a general question about White House history, please inquire via this form.
To invite Association experts to participate in speaking engagements and events, please inquire via this form.
For Questions About Rights and Permissions: email@example.com
Retail Ordering: 800-555-2451
Customer Service: firstname.lastname@example.org
Corporate Retail Inquiries: Robert Milam, email@example.com, 202-218-4331
Hours of Operation
All buildings are closed to the public on Sundays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas and New Year's Holidays. In the event of inclement weather or other issues, we follow the Federal Government operating status.
The White House History Shop
- Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., except Federal Holidays; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from Thanksgiving through Christmas Eve; Closed Christmas Day through January 3rd
The White House Visitor Center Flagship Store
- Hours: Monday-Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day