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Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

20 Sagamore Hill Rd, Oyster Bay, NY 11771-1807
+1 516-922-4788
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History on LI

This was the home of Teddy, how cool. The man that dis so much for so many, National Parks, He... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Locust Valley, New York
Great visit to a historical presidential home; worth the time and effort to get there from Manhattan

The house is full of hunting trophies, as would be be expected, but - as the national park ranger... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mary T
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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A bully good historic attraction, not to be missed: the home of Theodore Roosevelt from 1902 to 1906, considered the "Summer White House," a beautiful 23-room Victorian mansion estate that also includes a 37-acre National Environmental Study Area of forest, tidal salt marsh and bay beach.
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20 Sagamore Hill Rd, Oyster Bay, NY 11771-1807
+1 516-922-4788
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was the home of Teddy, how cool. The man that dis so much for so many, National Parks, He loved the land. He was a true love of the country and his home is like the man, very cool, if you like the man...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

The house is full of hunting trophies, as would be be expected, but - as the national park ranger guide reminded us - hunting was "normal" in those days and there were no naysayers at that time. The family stories are spellbinding: Teddy's first wife...More

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Teddy Roosevelt built Sagamore Hill and lived a good part of his life here. At the time he was resident here the estate was a working farm and Roosevelt and his wife enthusiastic farmers. Sagamore Hill was nearly self-sufficient. A tour of the house and...More

Thank V581ZSdonb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful guided tour of the Teddy Roosevelt's house. The gardens, grounds and scenery were breathtaking.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a tour of house , spent the day. Boys did a good job getting their Boy Scout patches. It was hot , I suggest visiting the museum first & then tour Theodore's house. Our guide was very pleasant & knowledgeable.

Thank patriciamC4329YE
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I REALLY enjoyed the tour! Great opportunity to learn about a fascinating person, leader a d family man. William (Bill) Wallace was our guide and he was really top notch. He also recommended an wonderful place for dinner, Harbor Mist (see separate...More

Thank dwillgolf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived before noon and were able to tour the house at 2:30 pm. If you have not been here since the renovations, it is well worth a new visit. The house tours often sell out by noon, although we lucked out. If you want...More

Thank SLBsct
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited all the TR historical sites from North Dakota to Buffalo to NYC to the northern shore of Long Island. This was my favorite! Many places have to be reconstructed with time period antiques. This home is the most intact! It really takes you...More

Thank misskitty20004
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

House tour was wonderful and docent was welcoming and knowledgeable. Tour didn't last long and groups are small, presumably as there's no AC, just fans inside and it is HOT! I recommend booking house tour online though (as we did) as several people tried to...More

Thank Hals123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Theodore Roosevelt is my favorite President and I was super excited to visit the house. I was so disappointed to get there and find the house tours were sold out. It didn't seem like that many people were there but the rangers didn't budge. We...More

Thank Randy W
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Shirley P
19 July 2017|
Response from lollygal | Reviewed this property |
There's no trails. It's mostly open grassy areas.
18 July 2017|
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Response from martinmT8942CQ | Reviewed this property |
I went there when they were sold out and was not able to get tickets. You may want to call them about availability of tickets, since NO SHOW people may occur.
Bruce B
16 April 2017|
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Response from Teresa R | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so