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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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fantastic tour of the home

One of our greatest presidents. TR was an adventurer and lived the appropriate life. He served the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Thomas S
Memphis, Tennessee
Great tour of TR's house, beautiful grounds

Sagamore Hill is an old favorite of my family. We live about half an hour away. We last came days... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ron T
East Northport, New York
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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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20 Sagamore Hill Rd, Oyster Bay, NY 11771-1807
+1 516-922-4788
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Reviewed 6 days 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by in August 2017 for a walk around the grounds. Really enjoyed the interpretative plaques. The walk down the old carriage road leads to a beautiful photo spot to capture the house. Just a note that it was a Sunday and tours were totally...More

Thank 278Alpine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hadn't been to Sagamore Hill in a number of years. It has been completely renovated. The tours are wonderful, and the grounds are lovely to walk around. There is a nice picnic area if you want to bring lunch and enjoy the views.

Thank Peg B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This 4-star is more of a 4.5-star review... overall, our experience here was wonderful. The slight ding is just a warning to book and research ahead-- some of the tours sell out or run on limited days/hours. But I was glad I went. I'd been...More

Thank RobStils
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've always wanted to visit Sagamore Hill. I've read several books about TR and his home is as much a part of him as any part. The grounds are magnificent and more extensive than I realized. His home is simply incredible filled with his conquests...More

Thank 64PhilliesFan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beware of the limited hours. The house itself is open only certain days but the grounds can be always be viewed. Even though the house was closed we were able to walk around the outside and get good pictures. We arrived at 3:20 only to...More

Thank jilcc
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We had a great day touring the Sagamore grounds, house, and museum. While there is no Teddy Roosevelt library, it's probably because most of his possessions are displayed in his home and in the museum. You are free to roam the grounds and museum, but...More

Thank Disneybus
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Some great history here on Long Island. You need tickets to visit the house but not the grounds. Get them on line or they may be sold out. There is even a hiking path that is .7 miles long.

Thank Carey J
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This was the home of Teddy, how cool. The man that dis so much for so many, National Parks, He loved the land. He was a true love of the country and his home is like the man, very cool, if you like the man...More

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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
18 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.
Bruce B
15 April 2017|
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Response from Teresa R | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so