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
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
- Please Note: This location is open by appointment only at this time. Please call 202.218.4331 to make an appointment to shop.
The White House Visitor Center Flagship Store
- Hours: Monday-Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Please Note: This location is temporarily closed due to COVID-19 pandemic.