•  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.

Curriculum Materials

The parlor at Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace

The parlor at Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace.


These materials will be very helpful in preparing your students for their trip. If you have additional questions regarding the site's history, please call (212) 260-1616 and speak to a ranger.

Pre-Visit Materials:

How Theodore Roosevelt Became a Leader
A program for Grade 5

How Theodore Roosevelt Became a Leader:
Childhood of an American President

Did You Know?

eleanor roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt was the daughter of Theodore's younger brother Elliott, making T.R. her uncle. Franklin D. Roosevelt was related to Theodore and Elliott by a common male ancestor (Nicholas) who was born five generations and 300 years earlier.