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Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site

641 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202-1001
+1 716-884-0095
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Surprising gem

A small historical gem in Buffalo that is focused on the inauguration of Roosevelt. It turned out... read more

Reviewed yesterday
merritteanderson
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Arlington, Virginia
Must see in Buffalo!

This is a fascinating museum. The interactive exhibits and knowledgeable tour guide (Rachel) made... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lorna D
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Boonville, New York
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Theodore Roosevelt was inaugurated as President of the United States in 1901 in Buffalo, NY, after the assassination of President William McKinley. Exhibits focus on the assassination and inauguration, details of Roosevelt's life and consequential issues of the day no less important to citizens more than a century later. Visitors can also tour nearby historic neighborhoods.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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641 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202-1001
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Reviewed yesterday

A small historical gem in Buffalo that is focused on the inauguration of Roosevelt. It turned out to be really quite interesting and a well done park.

Thank merritteanderson
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a fascinating museum. The interactive exhibits and knowledgeable tour guide (Rachel) made for a great time. The guided tour is appropriate for children and the young at heart. An elevator is available to access the second floor. The selection of books in the...More

Thank Lorna D
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a small museum focusing on a short period of time that many of us may not really know about, The Assassination of McKinley and T. Roosevelt becoming president. The issues the country faced are similar to today so we were all very engaged....More

1  Thank dandiane2
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I'm a local but a big fan of the National Park system. A friend and myself went to visit the inaugural site at lunch one day. My annual National Park pass covered the fee for both of us. We were greeted by great volunteers and...More

1  Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There's so much to learn about Buffalo, Teddy Roosevelt and this time in history. Take a moment during your time in Buffalo and enjoy this historical place.

Thank DrDWonch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Roosevelt Inauguration site is still a great place to take your kids as it takes a very brief moment in history and exploits it to its fullest. While there are a few preserved historic rooms, the house uses unique visual techniques to explain Teddy...More

Thank Zzardvark
Stanton HH H, Manager at Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the praiseworthy review. You are entirely correct on our interactive exhibitry which is all eight years old. We had the firm in Boston, MA who designed all components of our "new" visitor experience meet with staff and docents (incorporating comments from visitors...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Home where TR took the oath of office after the assassination of William McKinley in 1901. Tour is conducted by a guide with a multi media presentation . History was made here.

Thank Allan2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a surprise to me. I had no idea the Theodore Roosevelt took his Oath of Office in Buffalo, N.Y.. The inside of this building was been remodel from a home to a restaurant back into a historical landmark. They have original portraits of...More

Thank cathymur
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not go to this site expecting an entire house preserved from the day Theodore Roosevelt was inaugurated following the assassination of President William McKinley. Only three rooms are restored to the best of the historians' knowledge. You will see the dining room, library (where...More

1  Thank Darrell L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the home where Theodore Roosevelt took the oath of office upon the death of President McKinley. There are guided tours on the half hour and you are taken through the home after seeing a short video on the history of Buffalo and the...More

Thank Judy H
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TTTworldtraveler
15 June 2017|
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Response from Stanton HH H | Property representative |
I'm not sure who was responding to your question and I apologize that I didn't see this question much earlier. During the summer months, which is our busiest season, I would highly recommend you go to our website and click... More
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toniteddy
2 August 2016|
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Response from Stanton HH H | Property representative |
1-2 hours is an appropriate amount of time to allocate. Stanton Hudson Executive Director 716/884-0095
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axosu1
23 July 2016|
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Response from Stanton HH H | Property representative |
During this time of year (our busiest season is July, August, and September) I would recommend going on to the TR Inaugural Site website and booking your tour to guarantee you have the date and time you desire. Although we... More
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