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 Remembering the Truman White House, A Grandson’s Reflections
No recent president has had more impact on the White House than Harry S. Truman, who both modernized the building...
Collection The Working White House
For more than two centuries, the White House has been the home of American presidents. A powerful symbol of the...
Podcast The President's Helicopter
For more than 60 years, the President of the United States has flown in a helicopter for domestic and international travel....
Podcast The Irish Architect and the Scottish Stonemasons
In 1792, Irish immigrant James Hoban won a contest to design the White House and created an enduring symbol for America...
Podcast George Washington’s Legacy
George Washington never lived in the White House, but played a major role in its design, as well as the...
Podcast A White House of Stone
In its more than 200 years of history, the White House has seen many physical changes, but its original stone walls...
Collection The President's Neighborhood
Since the White House was first occupied by President John Adams in 1800, influential people and organizations—or those who hoped to...
Podcast Blair House and the Chief of Protocol
When heads of state visit the United States and the White House, the United States Chief of Protocol is on...
Collection White House Women
While there has yet to be a female president, women have played an integral role in shaping the White House...
The White House Historical Association presents The 1600 Sessions, a podcast that explores the history, untold stories and personal accounts of...
Collection The Kennedys and the Arts
President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy’s advocacy for the arts endures as a vital part of th...