•  Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace N.H.S.

    Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace

    National Historic Site New York

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  • The Upper Gallery is currently closed for renovations.

    These renovations will improve preservation of artifacts and enhance the visitor experience. The Lower Gallery has been reopened, its exhibits are methodically being returned. Period room tours are offered at the regularly scheduled times.

For Kids

T.R. with his family in 1903.

Theodore did an admirable job of balancing his responsibilities as a father to six children and his duties as the President of the United States. This 1903 photo captures T.R. and his family. (left to right: Quentin, Theodore, Theodore Jr., Archie, Alice, Kermit, Edith, Ethel.)

Follow the links to the left for activities and programs especially suited to young people.

Calling all Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts!

Visit our Park Fun page to find out how you can become an official scout ranger or girl scout ranger. Scouts can earn a certificate and/or a patch in recognition of their achievement!

All young artists are invited!

T.R. fans, up to age 14, are invited to submit their Theodore Roosevelt-inspired artwork to be displayed in our 'Theodore Roosevelt Art Exhibition'. Click here to learn how to display your work of art on our website!

Collect Civil War trading cards!

Civil War trading cards, marking the 150th anniversary, are available from participating national park sites...including Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace! Learn more.

Did You Know?

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Theodore Roosevelt was a commissioner of the New York City Police Department and president of its four-man board of commissioners from 1895 to 1897. He reformed what was considered at the time to be the most corrupt police force in the country.