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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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In the words of Teddy Roosevelt: "Bully!"

Walking through the home of Teddy Roosevelt was like taking a walk through time. The furnishings... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Randy Y
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Long Island, New York
Great and Historical Must See Location

We visited here on Saturday, October 14th with our grandson who attends Columbia University in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
haveboozewilltravel
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California
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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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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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20 Sagamore Hill Rd, Oyster Bay, NY 11771-1807
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Walking through the home of Teddy Roosevelt was like taking a walk through time. The furnishings are well-preserved. Animal rights activists will be upset to view all of the animal heads and skins that adorn the walls in the house. (The adjacent museum is home...More

Thank Randy Y
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited here on Saturday, October 14th with our grandson who attends Columbia University in Manhattan. RESERVE YOUR TOUR ONLINE PRIOR TO YOUR VISIT! Sagamore Hill served as Theodore Roosevelt’s Summer White House during his presidency and full time residence thereafter. He died there in...More

Thank haveboozewilltravel
Reviewed 5 days ago

Sagamore Hill is a well-preserved home that is highly authentic--nearly all the furnishings are original and owned and used by Theodore and his family. The docents are extremely knowledgeable and the tour well worth the time. Be sure and reserve your tour time and tickets...More

2  Thank JustaHoosier
Reviewed 6 days ago

After reading comments from others, I tried to book online entrance to a Sagamore Hill house tour a week before we were going to be there. All tours for the day we wanted and for the next day were marked as full, and we were...More

1  Thank Daffodil7404
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sagamore Hill visitor Center was one of the last sites offering Senior National Lifetime Park Passes which ended in September, The beautiful little center was filled to overflowing but the erstwhile staff served all with good humour. The staff motto seems to be efficiency and...More

Thank k12mafnb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing step back into time. Beautifully restored! The people inside the house were full of knowledge. The grounds are very lovely

Thank pinkstargazer2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Now reopened after a four year renovation, the Theodore Roosevelt "Summer White House" located in Oyster Bay, Long island is a must see for visitors to the area. The tours are operated by the National Park Service and some local volunteers, who provide an in...More

Thank Ralph B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some friends, who live on Long Island, recently took us to Sagamore Hill. Prior to this visit, we hadn't heard of this historical site.Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about President Roosevelt and this home. It was quite warm and there were quite a...More

Thank dillnbee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of our greatest presidents. TR was an adventurer and lived the appropriate life. He served the nation in many capacities and the home in which he lived reflected this life. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. There is more to the site...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Sagamore Hill is an old favorite of my family. We live about half an hour away. We last came days before the house was closed for its multi year renovation. Back then, it look worn out, even showing cracked pain in numerous layers. Now it...More

Thank Ron T
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marlipman
18 October 2017|
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Response from joanlevick | Reviewed this property |
don't know about rental for event can definitely run on property should make sure the house tour is open however the grounds are lovely especially now during leave change
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Shirley P
19 July 2017|
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Response from Dave K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are nature trails, open fields, and roads. Cove Neck is a quiet residential village with public roads and not much traffic. If you are really ambitious you can go down to the beach and run along the water on the... More
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stringchick
17 July 2017|
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Response from Jacqui K | Reviewed this property |
I ordered my tickets online in advance. I recommend you do this as each tour is limited to just a few people due to small areas.
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