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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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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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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 3 days 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 5 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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

Thank mhs138
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very informative. the house costs money but the library is free. it takes at least 3 to 4 hours to see everything. the house takes about 90 minuets and the rest is the library and movie.

Thank gary a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You must take a tour to go into the home. So glad we did. The guide was very informative and we learned a lot about FDR. Recommend combining this tour with the self guided presidential library. This is s terrific way to learn more about...More

Thank njgrandma20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Hyde Park NY homestead and estate of Franklin D Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt on a beautiful warm sunny day in October. The trees were colorful in late fall beauty and the 800 acres along the Hudson River. The grounds were filled...More

4  Thank berniemcg29
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Kelly A
8 October 2017|
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Response from Bonnie E | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is, afterall Roosevelt was living there in a wheelchair. There is an elevator which I believe they use. You can probably check their site. It is o government owned building so wouldn't it legally need to be... More
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.