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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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This is the home where Teddy Roosevelt was sworn in as President after McKinley was assassinated... read more

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See Democracy in Action in 1901

President William McKinley was shot twice by 28-year old anarchist Leon Czolgosz on Sept. 6, 1901... read more

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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 yesterday

This is the home where Teddy Roosevelt was sworn in as President after McKinley was assassinated. The historic home has been changed a lot, but the museum is still worth visiting. The tour begins in the museum with a recap of the Pan American exhibition...More

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Reviewed yesterday

President William McKinley was shot twice by 28-year old anarchist Leon Czolgosz on Sept. 6, 1901, during the public reception at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY Amazingly, he was expected to survive. But the second bullet could not be removed, infection set in, and...More

Thank NCLoggerheads
Reviewed 6 days ago

You are part of history as you step back in time. The guides are very knowledgeable and keep you on track. This was a last minute stop and I would highly recommend it to all. You really get a feel for what President Roosevelt was...More

Thank Teresa K
Reviewed 1 week ago

So interesting and the gift shop had just what I wanted to purchase, Presidential Mugs and booklets. We were very happy this attraction has been placed in the National Parks Passport Book. The guide who took us through the Museum was FANTASTIC! He presented the...More

Thank pauliejerry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit for history lovers and people following the Presidential trail. Good presentation and a great tour guide who explained everything and was very personable

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only way to see the house is on a guided tour- you can schedule online or take your chances as a walk up There is a free parking lot in the rear THAT IS NOT WELL MARKED. Interesting story about how this house became...More

Thank jfadds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The guided tour to this historic site reveals a lot about American history and culture in a clever way that brings it to life for adults, school-age children and teens.

Thank DrDave25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was pretty cool with all the interactive activities, it was a little too interactive for my tastes. It showed a lot about how things were around that time, but they could probably mix in more about the events that caused the events as...More

Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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
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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
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
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