First Lady Michelle Obama announces big news about White House tour

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Michelle Obama took to Instagram to break the news that cameras and photos will now be allowed during the White House public tour.

In the video, FLOTUS held up a sign that said "No photos or social media allowed" and proceeded to rip it up.
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First Lady Michelle Obama announces big news about White House tour
Selfies galore on the public White House tour this morning. #whitehousetour
Honored to be among the first journalists allowed to take pics inside the #whitehouse so that I can bring you important #historic shots like this @whitehouse #whitehousetour πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ™πŸ»
I met @petesouza! #whitehousetour
Interesting placement πŸ˜‚ #whitehousetour
At the first #WhiteHouseTour to allow cameras in 40 years and hanging with #Sunny... Get to SnapChat ASAP (πŸ‘»: LacePerspective) for all the #BTS...
Great news! For the first time in 50 years, photography is now allowed in the @whitehouse! I feel truly honored to have received an invite to the @whitehouse to on behalf of #DameTraveler. This is truly our most exciting and beautiful venture yet. A huge thank you to @jennabrayton for making this possible. Happy Snapping! πŸ“· #WhiteHouseTour
Guess the name of this room #whitehousetour
#whitehousetour #nofilter #tourguideamanda #vip @mittenlove @kanejamanda
Feeling stately this morning during my visit to the @whitehouse. πŸ™ŒπŸΎ Follow me on Snapchat πŸ‘» for πŸ“· fun: diego_downtown #WhiteHouseTour #DC #honestabe #diegodowntown
Some special guests joined us for today's first #whitehousetour with photos allowed!
The Blue Room πŸ™Œ #WhiteHouseTour #aCreativeDC πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯steamy #DC day from the @whitehouse #whitehousetour. Love that pics are now allowed
This morning's #whitehousetour was full of cameras after the 40-year photo ban was lifted this morning! Learn more about signing up for a tour at whitehouse.gov.
So long #whitehousetour photo ban! Selfies all around!
Quintessential #DC morning view from the Red Room #whitehousetour
#WhiteHouseTour @whitehouse sparkles for infinity
Cspan crew takes selfie on the first day photos are allowed on White House tours! #whitehousetour
Work this morning involved a #whitehoustour. πŸ“·πŸ“·
The State Dining Room where the parties happen! Directly below where the #POTUS sleeps #whitehousetour #chic #firstfamily
Inside #TheBlueRoom at the @whitehouse. #WhiteHouseTour
Here's a peak into the East Room, where Protocol works with the @whitehouse on many events, including recently the Japan State Dinner. #whitehousetour
They're going to need some new signs! For the first time in 40 years, the #whitehousetour is open to photography and we're on the first tour!
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The video was captioned, "Big news! Starting today, we're lifting the ban on cameras and photos on the @WhiteHouse public tour. Visitors are now able to take photos and keep those memories for a lifetime! To learn how to schedule a tour with your friends and family, visit whitehouse.gov."

Speaking of taking a peek inside the White House, check out this video of Michelle unveiling the refurbished White House Dining Hall back in February:

Michelle Obama Unveils Refurbished White House Dining Hall

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