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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

1850 West Basin Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20242
+1 202-426-6841
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1850 West Basin Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20242
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Reviewed yesterday

I had never been to the FDR memorial. It blew me away. Quite possibly one of the best in Washington. It's like a beautiful garden and then the quotes on the walls really speak through the ages. Roosevelt himself is looking a bit green though!

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you don't have a guide for your visit, read up about the design and symbolism of this monument. It's unlike any other with 4 separate areas representing FDR's 4 terms as President. Lovely setting and definitely worth seeing, but I got much more out...More

Thank Terri P
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were on a bus tour of DC and our guide mentioned this Memorial as we passed it. I hadn't heard of it before, and it is very hidden and easily missed. We ended up going back to visit it, and it was extremely well...More

Thank Joseph W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A lot more than I ever thought would be there. Very casual, solemn . nice images, waterfalls, and historical info. Glad we went.

Thank Pat P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I love this Memorial. It is the fitting tribute to FDR. I love the quotes that are included throughout. His words are timeless and inspiring.

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 4 days ago

The setting for Roosevelt's memorial is beautiful. Not on the main tourist route so the setting is more relaxed. This is a very nice tribute to a great man.

Thank sace101
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent memorial for a modern audience. Expansive gift shop with knowledgeable employees who pointed out to us the importance of the Roosevelts in US, UK history in several ways. Thought-provoking design easily provokes discussion of economy, war, disability, politics, gender. Recommend walking "out" from Lincoln/Korea/Vietnam...More

Thank regiontravelreturns
Reviewed 5 days ago

Done as a series of open air rooms. Good to do this at same time as the MLK and Jefferson which are both nearby.

Thank PeterMc2014
Reviewed 6 days ago

An amazing chronology of America's most prolific president. A quiet place the exudes reflection on some dark moments in American history. One of the largest memorials in the capital ! Don't miss it.

Thank Rick1000Beijing
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice place to visit. Tells you a little of the life of the man and his history. good for someone who doesn't know much about the country.

Thank Megan D
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