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 'Mount Rushmore Mascots' visit Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace!
Read about a special visit from some very familiar representatives of the State of South Dakota and learn why they stopped by!
Restoration Efforts at Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace
Learn more about what is being done to protect and preserve the boyhood home of our 26th president.
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Did You Know?
Pelican Island was proclaimed the first U.S. National Wildlife Refuge by President Theodore Roosevelt on March 14, 1903. This action was taken by the president to protect the island's birds from plume hunters. It also contributed to T.R. being known as one of the world's greatest conservationists.