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.
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?
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.