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Gifts & Souvenirs in White House Area & Foggy Bottom

White House Gifts

Though not to be confused with the official White House gift shop (in the White House Visitor Center), this store sells official souvenirs alongside less-orthodox offerings. So while you can still find the certified…
Gifts & Souvenirs in White House Area & Foggy Bottom

Renwick Gallery Store

The Renwick Gallery has one of DC’s best museum shops. Handmade textiles and hand-dyed silks are available, as is glasswork, woodwork and unique jewelry, much of it rather affordable. The excellent choice of books i…
Arts & Crafts in White House Area & Foggy Bottom

The Indian Craft Shop

Representing more than 45 tribal groups in the US, this compact shop sells basketry, weavings, pottery, beadwork, sand paintings and fetish carvings made by Native Americans. The high-quality pieces don't come cheap…
Gifts & Souvenirs in White House Area & Foggy Bottom

White House Historical Association Museum Shop

Located inside the White House Visitor Center, this is the spot to get White House–branded mementos such as the official Christmas ornament, White House tea towels or First Ladies mug.
Books in White House Area & Foggy Bottom

American Institute of Architects Bookstore

Architecture buffs are in good company in this small specialty shop, which stocks the latest architecture and design titles and periodicals. For the classic overview on the city’s iconic buildings, pick up the AIA G…
Cigars in White House Area & Foggy Bottom

W Curtis Draper Tobacconist

Follow your nose into W Curtis Draper, which has been selling cigars to politicos since 1887. Staff are friendly and helpful to stogie-smoking newbies.