Fees & Passes

Tours of the Theodore Roosevelt Home

 
 
 
Tour of the Roosevelt Home Amount
Adult admission $10
Under 16* No Fee
With Interagency Pass** No Fee, Includes 3 guests
* Children must be accompanied by an adult during house tours.
** Although free, tickets must be obtained at the Old Orchard Museum & Visitor Center prior to the tour.


 
A historic brick house with a sign in the foreground that reads "Theodore Roosevelt Museum at Old Orchard."
Visitors should begin their trip to Sagamore Hill at the Old Orchard Museum & Visitor Center.

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Purchasing Tickets
Visitors must purchase tickets at the Old Orchard Museum & Visitor Center. The Visitor Center opens for ticket sales at 9:00AM, Wednesday through Sunday. Visitors purchasing tickets or checking in reservations should arrive early and allow for extra time to walk between buildings. Visitors with mobility issues should park at the museum.

High Demand and Limited Ticket Quantities
During the summer, holidays, school vacations, and on weekends there is a high demand for tickets to tour the Roosevelt Home. Tickets sometimes sell out as early as noon. Visitors should arrive early to pick up these first come, first served tickets. Visitors during high-visitation days should also anticipate waiting after they have secured tickets to take their tour.

Child & Senior Tickets
Children 15 and under do not have to pay admission to see Theodore Roosevelt's home. Children must be accompanied by an adult during house tours. There is no Senior rate for tickets. Visitors over the age of 62 that are U.S. Citizens are eligible to purchase a Senior Pass. Details regarding Senior Passes are described below. Although child tickets and up to four interagency pass tickets are free, visitors must still secure tickets at the Old Orchard Museum & Visitor Center before taking the tour.

National Park Pass Holders
Please be advised that National Park Passes will waive the cost of a house tour ticket. Please present your pass when requesting your ticket. The National Park Pass itself does not serve as a house tour ticket. It is necessary to obtain a tour ticket to be admitted to the Theodore Roosevelt Home.

Advanced Reservations
See our Reservations Page for more information. Ticket reservations cannot be made at the Visitor Center. Visitors wishing to reserve tickets in advance may visit Recreation.gov or call (877) 444-6777.
 

There is no fee to enter the Sagamore Hill grounds, walk the nature trail or view exhibits at the Old Orchard Museum & Visitor Center.

 

National Park Passes

National Park Passes can be obtained at the Sagamore Hill Visitor Center and are issued Wednesday through Sunday between 9:00 AM and 4:30 PM. Passes must be obtained in person. The different types of park passes are described below. For additional information regarding distribution of passes at Sagamore Hill, please call (516) 922-4788.

Annual and Senior Passes can also be purchased online from the USGS Store.

If you plan to visit other parks with an entrance fee, learn more about the America the Beautiful The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass series and fee free days in the national parks. A brief description of park passes follows below.

 

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.


 
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: https://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

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

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

This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over. Proof of age is required (U.S. Passport or state-issued driver's license / I.D. card is acceptable). 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.

 
Annual Senior Pass
Annual Senior Pass

America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - Annual Senior Pass - Cost: $20.

This is a annual pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over. Proof of age is required (U.S. Passport or state-issued driver's license / I.D. card is acceptable). 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). This pass is good for one year. 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.

 
A Gray owl soaring over a field with the text "Access" and "America the Beautiful."
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).

 

Information on previous park 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:
https://store.usgs.gov/pass/general.html

Last updated: April 25, 2019

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20 Sagamore Hill Road
Oyster Bay, NY 11771

Phone:

(516) 922-4788

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