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Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

20 Sagamore Hill Road Oyster Bay , NY 516-922-4788

Many of Teddy Roosevelt's hunting conquests, including bison

Many of Teddy Roosevelt's hunting conquests, including bison and deer heads, are mounted on the oak-paneled walls of the North Room at Sagamore Hill. Credit: Newsday/ Audrey C. Tiernan

Type:

Kids, Museum, History

Price:

House Tours: $10 ages 16 and older, Free 15 and younger. Free parking and free admission to the Old Orchard Museum. Entrance to the home is by guided tour only. Tour reservations encouraged at recreation.gov

Description:

The 23-room Victorian home of Theodore Roosevelt, was the summer White House during his presidency. With furnishings unchanged since this time, it features mementos of the president's life, big-game trophies and gifts from world leaders.

The landscaped grounds can be enjoyed from one of Roosevelt's old rockers on the porch. The National Park Service administers the site and offers lectures and environmental programs. The Old Orchard Museum offers a virtual house tour and exhibits on TR and his entire life.

Hours:

Grounds open daily dawn to dusk. Museum and visitor center 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Tour reservations encouraged through recreation.gov.

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