• A 1901 sketch of Theodore Roosevelt taking the oath of office in Buffalo, NY.

    Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural

    National Historic Site New York

Behind the Scenes

Behind-the-Scenes in 2013: Better than ever!


The TR Site's nationally-recognized Behind-the-Scenes tour series is back! Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to get "up close" and enjoy some rarely-seen artifacts from the TR Site's collection. Curator Lenora Henson leads each theme-based tour and she will not only share lots of interesting stories and anecdotes, but also invite participants to visit the museum's storage area. Join us, and see why past participants have described the tours as a "wonderful opportunity!"


Monday, September 23rd - 10:00am

Theodore Roosevelt: Tales & Treasures


Wednesday, October 16th - 1:00pm & 6:00pm

*NEW* Curator's Choice


Sunday, November 3rd - 2:00pm

Souvenirs & Stories from Buffalo's Pan-Am Expo


All tours last approximately 1½ hours and are limited to 10 people.

Participants will receive a coupon good for a "standard" guided tour of the TR Site ($10 value).


Pre-paid reservations required. Sorry, no refunds.

$15 TR Site Members* / $25 Non-Members

*New for 2013! As a benefit of membership, TR Site members at the Rough Rider level ($75) and above receive 3 free Behind-the-Scenes tour tickets. Call for details.

Reservations can be made by contacting Curator Lenora Henson directly at (716) 884-0095 ext.14, or via email at Lenora_Henson@partner.nps.gov

Did You Know?

Theodore Roosevelt in automobile.

Always eager for a new experience, Theodore Roosevelt was the first American president to own a car.