If you are coming to Washington DC make sure you go to the White House Visitor Center. The Visitor Center is open seven days a week, from 7:30 am – 4 pm. Allow between 20 minutes and 1 1/2 hours to explore the video and exhibits. The Center features many aspects of the White House, including its architecture, furnishings, first families, social events, and relations with the press and world leaders as well as a thirty minute video. Learn more here.