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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Home

4097 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1917
+1 800-337-8474
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Visit FDR's 1826 home that remains almost exactly as it was at the time of the president's death in 1945, including the stables, icehouses, a walking trail, and the graves of Franklin and Eleanor located in the Rose Garden.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
4097 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1917
+1 800-337-8474
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was the end of the day and we had dinner reservations, so we did not have time to get the guided tour. We were able to wander the grounds and see the rose garden, all the buildings, the breathtaking view from the back of...More

Thank melastica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was not our first visit but each time I am in awe of all that transpired here. Like many “old money” places, the house is grand but not opulent. Although the house is actually called Springwood, it has always been called Hyde Park by...More

Thank NWRob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fortunately we had an excellent guide on the tour of the FDR home who really provided us with a great amount of information. The house itself is interesting but not spectacular in any way. Of course, it is the history associated with the house that...More

Thank 102mauricea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited several times. It has been interesting every time. So much American history. Take the tour and make sure to visit the library.

Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a cold day and the walk to the FDR home from the visitor center was more lengthy than I expected (on cane). In our tour of the FDR home, there was a medium sized tour group and even though the tour was wonderful,...More

Thank AJfromPA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed visiting this home that our former President called his home. The furnishings were nice but not elaborate. We were glad that we could see many of the rooms in this home. Seeing this house made FDR seem more real to us as most...More

Thank goldentraveler2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a short video at the visitors center, we had an escorted tour of the FDR Mansion. The US National Park Ranger did an excellent job of describing the house and the Roosevelts. When you complete the house tour, you are free to tour, self...More

Thank Ernest O
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Beautiful grounds, interesting house, and a must-see museum for anyone interested in the most important events of the twentieth century.

Thank mhs138
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Visited in the Fall and the grounds are beautiful. The house was actually FDR's Mother's house and Eleanor was sometimes treated as an interloper. The NPS guides tell many interesting stories during your tour. Especially interesting was the bedroom setup. Well worth a visit if...More

Thank ALoldsters
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The FDR home tour will be worth your time. The guided tour is very informative and the history of the place is impressive. I am a huge fan of this era and was not disappointed. The grounds are beautiful and it really was a nice...More

Thank 890lyndaf
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Kelly A
8 October 2017|
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Response from Chimesboss | Reviewed this property |
Yes the home is reasonably barrier free including a lift to the second floor and shuttle service to the house from the visitor Cneter for those with mobility issues.
Peter I
15 March 2017|
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Response from annma | Reviewed this property |
What a great place for a high school class trip! Plan on at least 6 hours: --1/2 hour for the introductory video in the visitors center, --1 hour total for walking the grounds and for photos at the sculpture of Eleanor... More
25 October 2016|
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Response from djsoffar | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know. We drove up from New York City.