The White House may be considered many things like the president's dwelling and a national monument. They are both correct. Many others live and in the white house to like the cheif exectutive's family live there and many others have offices inside the president's building. Every year more then one million tourists flock to D.C. to take a look at this magnifecent treasure. It is one of the most popular attractions. Some parts of the White House are open Tuesday-Saturday between 10 am and noon. Sometimes there are special tours by obtaining special passes from members of the congress.