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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
+1 716-884-0095
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A fascinating venue highlighting hoe Teddy became president after President McKinley was assassinated here.

Thank Edmund F
Reviewed 1 week ago

When President McKinley was shot by an anarchist while attending the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo in 1901, Vice President Teddy Roosevelt rushed to Buffalo. However, when it looked like the President would recover, Teddy left for the Adirondacks but received word a few days later...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We so enjoyed ourselves. I have always been a fan of Teddy & his presidency. This tour of the circumstances of his inauguration and a glimpse into who is was thoroughly thought provoking and and fun. Our docent was excellent answering our questions and exciting...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While we were walking up Delaware Ave during the Allentown Art Festival we noticed the Theodore Roosevelt Museum was open. After walking in you get an instant feeling of History all around you. My eyes were instantly opened and I learned part of our American...More

1  Thank kennethlE5758RZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is probably an easily overlooked historic site, but well worth a visit. We arrived just in time for a tour at 3 and spent about an hour there; you could easily spend more time with displays at the end of the tour. The restoration...More

1  Thank James M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Who knew that TR was not inaugurated in DC? The circumstances of his inauguration is quite compelling. It is a lesser known fact about past presidents. It was quite informative, thanks to the volunteer who conducted our guided tour of the site. I love the...More

1  Thank MissLucy368
Reviewed October 12, 2018

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 October 9, 2018 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 October 5, 2018

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

1  Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed September 25, 2018

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

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June 14, 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
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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
July 22, 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