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Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site

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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...more
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641 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202-1001
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I took a tour of the home where Teddy Roosevelt was sworn in as president. While you wait for the tour there is an interesting exhibit of the 1901 Pan American Exposition that was very interesting. Our tour guide was superb and...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite the learning experience at the TR museum. I learned so much about the pan am expo. and the assassination of president McKinley. TR stepped up into the presidency and you learn about it through his eyes, quite a fascinating approach to a museum.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fascinating place for American history enthusiasts! President McKinley's wife, Ida, did not want him to attend the Pan American Event in Buffalo. She had a bad feeling about it. He went anyway and unfortunately was assassinated. This historic site shares the old story...More

Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a lot to do in the small museum. The tour was interesting but the volunteer did not allow you to ask questions! He seemed bored by his own tour. He'd say: "Any questions no then let's move on". Kinda funny! Aside from that,...More

Thank 13SS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did you know that Theodore Roosevelt was inaugurated in Buffalo, NY? I did not. This lovely museum is in the very house where that happened on 9/14/1901. We visited on the 117th anniversary day! Why did this happen here and not in DC? This place...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The guided tour was exceptional and the house was filled with art and historic memorabilia. We loved it.

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Enjoyed a special 90 minute double decker bus tour of Buffalo followed by a classy reception and guided tour of the Teddy Roosevelt National Historic Site. Informative and interesting bus tour guides (especially the gentleman portraying Teddy Roosevelt). The unexpected guided tour of the library...More

Thank Darlene K
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This was a great learning experience to visit the Ansley Wilcox House. The house has quite a history. There is also a museum and some interactive displays. The guide was very knowledgeable and passionate about Buffalo. The admission for adults is $12 and I would...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018

This is a very well done museum. The displays are a good mix of interactive with more text heavy pieces, appealing to all ages. Great tour guides. I think anyone can take something away from this place. One of the better (though shorter) historic tours...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2018

A visit to the TR Inauguration site really does not take long. You can enjoy it in under 90 minutes. The time will be well spent. To stand in the same room where a great man once stood under horrific circumstances and assumed the presidency...More

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15 June 2017|
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Response from Stanton H 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
1 August 2016|
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Response from Stanton H 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 H 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