- 11/16/2016 - 03/03/2017
- Monday - Saturday
- The David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History at Decatur House 748 Jackson Place NW Washington DC 20006 U.S.A.
Since its purchase by the United States Government in 1942, Blair House has served as the official residence for guests of the President of the United States. Situated directly across the street from the White House at 1651 Pennsylvania Avenue, it accommodates visiting foreign heads of state and delegations, offering the best of American hospitality. Blair House also hosts presidents-elect before their inauguration and subsequent move to the White House. This exhibition, composed of images, original documents, and artifacts, marks the storied transition of the American presidency, explores the history of Blair House, and examines its key diplomatic role with the U.S. Department of State and the White House.
Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday on November 24 – November 26; Christmas holiday December 26 - January 2; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 16; Inauguration, January 20 - January 21; and President's Day, Monday, February 20.