•  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.


The Roosevelt family coat of arms.

This is one interpretation of the Roosevelt family coat of arms that is on display at Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace NHS.


Learn more about the Roosevelt family by clicking on the links below:

The Roosevelt Family Tree and Coat of Arms

Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt, Sr.

Anna Roosevelt

Elliott Roosevelt

Corinne Roosevelt

An artist's rendition of Theodore Roosevelt's boyhood home.


An artist's rendition of East 20th Street between Park Avenue South and Broadway in New York City, circa 1865. It is the location of the Roosevelt family brownstone townhouse where Theodore was born on October 27, 1858.

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.