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A 1920 rendition of the Roosevelt home on East 20th Street in the mid-1800's.
This is a 1920 rendition of the Roosevelt home on East 20th Street as it looked in the mid-1800's.



Would you like to 'step back in time' and visit the birthplace of our 26th president?

We'll guide you on the right path!

Visit the boyhood home of our 26th President of the United States.Theodore Roosevelt was born on this site in 1858. This reconstructed 1848 brownstone townhouse contains five restored period rooms that you can visit.The rooms are furnished as they were when the family lived here in 1865, using many actual family-owned artifacts. In addition to ranger-guided tours, there are also gallery rooms and a political cartoon collection for public viewing.

Admission to the site and tours of the home are free of charge. Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more. The period rooms are accessible only by guided tours. Pets and firearms are not allowed inside Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace.

This section will assist you with planning your visit with basic information, directions and transportation suggestions, places to go, things to do, and more!

Last updated: June 29, 2015

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