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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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Interesting tour - not what I expected

A big fan of Theodore Rex, I was interested to see where he took the oath of office. The house is... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2017
Charlottesville, Virginia
via mobile
Great tour. Must see if a history buff

I love Teddy. Great guided tour. Buffalo was a happening place at the turn of century. Highly... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2017
Craig H
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
641 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202-1001
+1 716-884-0095
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Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

A big fan of Theodore Rex, I was interested to see where he took the oath of office. The house is interesting - but not really the point of the tour, which I recommend if you are not familiar with that period of history. With...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

I love Teddy. Great guided tour. Buffalo was a happening place at the turn of century. Highly recommend.

Thank Craig H
Reviewed June 5, 2017

After a 7 hour drive from New York City, I checked into my hotel and ran(drove) to the museum. I was a little hard to find but I made it a half an hour before the site closed. I was informed by a museum employee...More

Thank Kimberly H
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

My boys (11 year old twins) and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit today! We had our own private tour with Kevin - great guide! The tour is given like it is 1901, and you are following along with the events from McKinley's assassination to Roosevelt's...More

1  Thank JillHR
Reviewed June 2, 2017

The place and tour are amazing. The tour starts at the museum showcasing Buffalo and the history of our country at the time and is presented beautifully and is quite fascinating. There are a few interactive exhibitions that make it even more interesting and really...More

Thank DreamingTravelers
Reviewed June 1, 2017

We visited the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site in May 2017. The pros: • It’s easily accessible • Parking is free • Some of the exhibits have excellent audio/visual presentations • The gift shop has some awesomely cool things for sale The cons: •...More

Thank wjohnson0918
Reviewed May 20, 2017

This attraction, quite frankly, is hard to make exciting, but the NPS did a pretty good job of reminding us of what the country was like back in the Teddy Roosevelt era, and why he ended up as president. Plan on about an hour. This...More

Thank travelingfun101
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I really liked this tour. Our tour guide was funny, fun, knowledgeable and great! We got to see the exact spot where President Roosevelt stood to be sworn in and we heard about the history from when president William McKinley was assassinated...More

Thank Abby M
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Loved this site! This is a must for presidential history fans! There was another event, but admission was half off because of this. This was very informative!

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Run in coordination with the NPS the attraction is well organized with a entry room where you can examine artifacts while you wait for the tour to start. The tour last about an hour with great audio visual displays visiting the main rooms of the...More

Thank Christopher F
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June 14, 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
August 1, 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
July 22, 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