•  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.

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The dining room at Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace.

This is the dining room at Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace. Visitors taking the house tour will learn about the interesting conversations and activities that occurred here.

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Fees

There is no entrance fee. Admission to the house is free.

Reservations are required for groups of ten or more. Please call (212) 260-1616 and speak with a ranger to confirm a group tour reservation. A two-week advance notice is necessary. Voice mail messages cannot be used for confirmation.

All NPS admission passes are sold here.

 

America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass

The National Park Service is an important participant in the new Interagency Pass Program which was created by the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act and authorized by Congress in December 2004. Participating agencies include the National Park Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture - Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. The pass series, collectively known as the America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass, is shown below with a brief explanation of each. When purchasing passes, cash, checks, or money orders are accepted. No credit or debit cards, please.

 
Annual Pass

America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass – Annual Pass

America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - Annual Pass - Cost: $80.

This pass is available to the general public and provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee for a year, beginning from the date of sale. The pass admits the pass holder/s and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas. (children under 16 are admitted free) The pass can be obtained in person at the park, by calling 1-888-ASK USGS, Ext. 1, or via the Internet at: http://store.usgs.gov/pass.

 
Annual Military Pass

America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - Military Annual Pass

America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - Military Annual Pass - Cost: Free.

This pass is available to active duty military personnel and their dependents with proper identification (CAC Card or form DD 1173) and provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee. Click here for Frequently Asked Questions about the Annual Pass for U.S. Military

 
Senior Pass

America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass

America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - Senior Pass - Cost: $10.

This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over. The pass provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free). The pass can only be obtained in person at the park. The Senior Pass provides a 50 percent discount on some Expanded Amenity Fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launch, and specialized interpretive services. In some cases where Expanded Amenity Fees are charged, only the pass holder will be given the 50 percent price reduction. The pass is non-transferable and generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires.

 
Access Pass

America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass – Access Pass

America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - Access Pass - Cost: Free.

This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities. Documentation is required to obtain the pass. Acceptable documentation includes: statement by a licensed physician; document issued by a Federal agency such as the Veteran's Administration, Social Security Disability Income or Supplemental Security Income; or document issued by a State agency such as a vocational rehabilitation agency. The pass provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free). The pass can only be obtained in person at the park. The Senior Pass provides a 50 percent discount on some Expanded Amenity Fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launching, and specialized interpretive services. In some cases where Expanded Amenity Fees are charged, only the pass holder will be given the 50 percent price reduction. The pass is non-transferable and generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires.

 
Volunteer Pass

America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass – Volunteer Pass

America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - Volunteer Pass - Cost: Free.

This pass is for volunteers acquiring 500 service hours on a cumulative basis. It provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee for a year, beginning from the date of award. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free).

 

For the former pass program passes:

Golden Eagle Passport and National Parks Pass and Golden Eagle Hologram
These passes have been discontinued and replaced by the America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass- Annual Pass.

Golden Age Passport
This pass has been discontinued and replaced by the America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass- Senior Pass

Golden Access Passport
This pass has been discontinued and replaced by the America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass- Access Pass

All National Parks Passes, Golden Eagle, Golden Eagle Hologram, Golden Access and Golden Age Passports will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass. Only paper Golden Age and Access Passports may be exchanged free of charge for new plastic passes.

Definitions and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) may be found at:
http://store.usgs.gov/pass/general.html

 

Did You Know?

trb exterior

Theodate Pope Riddle was the architect for the reconstruction of Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace in 1919. She also had survived the sinking of the ocean liner 'Lusitania' which was torpedoed on May 7, 1915. Ms. Riddle was one of the first American female architects.