Information & Facts
1600 Pennsylvania Ave
English is the most common language but Spanish is often
spoken in south-western states.
The US Dollar (USD) is the unit of currency and is divided into
100 cents. Only major banks exchange foreign currency. ATMs are
widespread and credit cards and travellers cheques are widely
accepted. Travellers cheques should be taken in US Dollars to avoid
hassles. Banking hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.
Open for self-guided tours Tuesday to Saturday
mornings from 7:30am. At present tours are only available to groups
of 10 or more people due to increased security and all visitors are
advised to phone ahead for up to date information regarding tours.
Requests must be submitted through a Member of Congress and are
accepted up to six months in advance. The White House Visitor
Center is open daily from 7:30am to 4pm.