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Activity Overview

Step back in time and relive the moments when Theodore Roosevelt became President in 1901 following the assassination of President McKinley. Walk in the house where Roosevelt was sworn in as President. The house is now turned into an interactive museum featuring the days of Pan-American Exposition, the issues that Roosevelt faced, and the events that occurred during his inauguration.

Things to Do

  • Schedule a trip with the family for a guided tour of the house. Tours are scheduled hourly starting at 9:30AM on weekdays and 12:30PM on weekends. Based on reviews, the docents are knowledgeable and very engaging. You will first be taken to the Orientation Room where everyone will be briefed about the days of the Pan-American Exposition. Next you will head to the Historic Rooms and the Issues Theater to explore different interactive displays. The second floor of the house features Theodore Roosevelt's legacy. You will also get the chance to sit on the Presidential desk and have your photo taken and sent to your email.
  • Visit the museum shop and purchase souvenirs such as books, shirts, jewelry, and accessories.
  • Check out the museum's events page to know more about schedules of trivia nights, workshops, and tours of Delaware.

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site Insider Tips

  • Discounted rate applies for groups of more than 10 persons. Call ahead for reservations.

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