•  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

'Curiosity - A Book of Pictures, Quotes, and Reflections' with activities, for Grade 5
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'Outlook- A Book of Pictures, Quotes, and Literary Analysis' with activities for Intermediate and High School Students
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Did You Know?


Theodore's father was one of the founders of the American Museum of Natural History. In 1869, Theodore Roosevelt, Sr. along with the museum's other founders signed the museum's charter in the parlor of the Roosevelt home at 28 East 20th Street.