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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Home

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Address: 4097 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1917
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+1 800-337-8474
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Visit FDR's 1826 home that remains almost exactly as it was at the time of...

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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Excellent guided tour

Relive how the Roosevelts and FDR lived as a child as well as an adult. Guided tour with ample time to view it all. Tour guide very knowledgeable. Furnishings and personal items... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Relive how the Roosevelts and FDR lived as a child as well as an adult. Guided tour with ample time to view it all. Tour guide very knowledgeable. Furnishings and personal items well preserved. Outdoors gorgeous scenery. FDR laid to rest on the property. Very interesting historical spot. Must plan enough time to schedule house tour and view the museum,... More 

Thank MsM56
Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a great time with my friends at the FDR's home in Hyde Park NY Ranger Bob was our tour Guide he was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and funny. We had a blast .I felt I had travel in time knowing every little detail of the life of one of one of my very favorite presidents of USA. Highly recommend as... More 

Thank Cristina8104
Honesdale, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic tour of the childhood home of Franklin D. Roosevelt. This tour talks about Roosevelt's family, his life, and his disability. This tour was very informative and filled with fascinating artifacts. The tour guide told stories that happened to Roosevelt in the home. This is a great day trip for the whole family.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You just felt comfortable here. You can tell real people lived here. yes he was president and he changed our world and responded to our country's greatest tragedy of the time- but this home felt lived in and it was warm. It is worth the tour.

Thank 110aimeez
New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great tour to FDR's home in Hyde Park given by the National Park Service. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable & enthusiastic in his presentation. The tour included admission to the presidential library & museum. You could easily spend 2-3 hours in the museum alone. We have been to the FDR Memorial in Washington, DC and were familiar... More 

Thank Josie679
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great tour of the FDR house. I'm certain that the quality of your tour guide can add or detract from the visit, but ours was wonderful. There's a lot of history to be learned at the house. I'd recommend watching one of the FDR specials that are available from PBS before going to this Nat'n Historic Park.... More 

Thank Al O
Oak Park, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The National Park Service gives a fantastic tour of FDR's home. Although you can't get access into all the rooms you can into them. It's a wonderful feeling to in the home of one of our greatest leaders. And maybe the best 1st Lady!

Thank Michael H
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour gives an insider's view of the life of a great patriot who was also disabled but never let that prevent him from accomplishing what his country needed. Entry to this building is restricted to scheduled tours which are included in the price of admission to the property. The ticket is also good for the library/museum.

Thank Terri H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a wonderful visit. I really got to see how the family lived and also why Eleanor preferred her sweet Valkyl home. The house is very very very grand and we had the best tour guide who gave us so much special information. The painted high ceilings, the European antiques, the staircase you could just see ladies in finery... More 

Thank Mary Gay H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

My family and I were vacationing in Hyde Park, NY. We decided to visit theFranklin Delano Roosevelt Home. What an amazing home. The property is beautiful and the home is preserved beautifully. The tour guide did an amazing job as we went through the different floors of the estate. After the tour we were able to walk around the property.... More 

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