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Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

4097 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1917
+1 845-486-7770
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A Glimpse of the Greatness of a Past President

What an incredible place, honoring the life and Presidency of FDR. When you first step into the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nutley, New Jersey

This library and tour of the house was wonderful. The thing that made this tour so great was our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leslee W
White Pigeon, Michigan
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Historic site features the home and estate of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Springwood, and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, the only Presidential Library used by a sitting president. It was conceived and built under President Roosevelt's direction and opened to the public in 1941.The Library's mission is to foster research and education on the life and times of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, and their continuing impact on contemporary life. Our work is carried out by four major areas: Archives, Museum, Education and Public Programs.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
4097 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1917
+1 845-486-7770
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an incredible place, honoring the life and Presidency of FDR. When you first step into the museum, you are instantly drawn to the large portrait of the late, great man. But what stood out to me were the amazing letters that covered the wall....More

Thank kimbadreamer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This library and tour of the house was wonderful. The thing that made this tour so great was our tour guide Shannon. She was so friendly and knowledgeable. Any question you asked her she knew the answer. She is also the town historian. After our...More

1  Thank Leslee W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very detailed collection of FDR/ER items. Different kind of displays with towers instead of horizontal.

Thank 97ozhappy
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Loved this museum - it goes so deep into FDR's presidency that anyone except the foremost experts will learn a ton of new things. It's definitely a great way to spend a few hours. The visitors center also has a nice gift shop and a...More

Thank Cranky_Traveler
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The curators have done a really fantastic job walking people through FDR’s life in virtually every aspect. Incredibly well designed museum and explanations of events. I particularly liked the letters between him and the Allied powers for the war. How he handled political, military, and...More

Thank Hatzlacha
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum consists of the Roosevelt family home, FDR Library and Museum. There is access to Vanderbilt Mansion, Eleanor's Val-Kill and Franklin's Top Cottage (seasonal). The house is authentically decorated with family artifacts. The museum has exhibits on the life...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Great estate, lots of history just a shame the cafe had closed for the holidays. Lots of places to walk.

Thank JASH09
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

The FDR presidential library is located on the grounds of the Hyde Park estate. This is the first presidential library and was actually planned by FDR at the end of his second term since he had no intention of running for a third term and,...More

Thank NWRob
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We collect presidential museums. Roosevelt’s is straight forward and tells the tale of his experiences as president as well as his life. Fascinating place. Well done.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 29 November 2017

This is not only the FDR Library but also a museum, and it is one of the best small museums that we have ever visited. You get a chance to really revisit FDR's entire life from his birth, through his illness, his role ad NY...More

Thank 102mauricea
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7 October 2017|
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Response from dkata94598 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t understand your schedule. The ride shuttle meets the train in Poughkeepsie at 10:36 am and has you at the wallace visitor center by 11. The shuttle leaves at 5pm for the trip back to the train station back in... More
17 June 2017|
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Response from lholmok | Reviewed this property |
I would check on the morning of your trip and select the one with the least delays. Enjoy and have fun!
29 May 2017|
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Response from Laura D | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, I was visiting area and friend had car