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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.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
4097 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1917
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+1 800-337-8474
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"rose garden"
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"presidential library"
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"his mother"
in 38 reviews
"visitor center"
in 62 reviews
"tour guide"
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"house tour"
in 49 reviews
"franklin delano roosevelt"
in 19 reviews
"the national park service"
in 44 reviews
"second floor"
in 30 reviews
"roosevelt home"
in 35 reviews
"grew up"
in 11 reviews
"national treasure"
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"burial site"
in 16 reviews
"val kill"
in 51 reviews
"self guided"
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"great tour"
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"step back in time"
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Reviewed yesterday

I always like to see how people that have significantly impacted our history lived. To see where the president was actually born and raised was a treat. His mother unfortunately was a very overbearing woman apparently to the degree she made her daughter in law...More

Thank LongIslandGiirl
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's always interesting to see how people lived in earlier times. FDR's home is no exception. The grounds (a working farm) and visiting his and Eleanor's burial spot is worth a visit.

Thank patC6186YC
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The tour would have definitely been 5 stars if there weren't 50+ of us allowed to do the tour at one time. That was way too many people to be intimate and enjoyable. We go on many, many tours and have never dealt with more...More

Thank KimberH0422
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have senior NPS passes but forgot them. :-( So .... did a tour around the home and grounds without buying a ticket. We enjoyed the back of the home overlooking the tree lined river. The gardens weren’t planted yet but we did see the...More

Thank Sherry L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the family home was such a cool place to see! beautiful architecture on a beautiful day! it took us 4 years of my sister in college in the area to stop by, but it was worth it!

Thank novagirl11kd
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Park Ranger Shannon made the experience! We were in the first group of the day, but she was so knowledgeable and passionate about the Roosevelts it was infectious. She added so many extra stories and tidbits that we left knowing The Roosevelts on a more...More

Thank Theatricalgal23
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It takes an hour of your time. The tour start at dedicated times, so plan ahead. Our guide did a great job discussing the history of the home. It was fascinating walking in the same home as FDR and seeing the extra features he had...More

Thank cjmstone100
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very intriguing presentation of the triangle of FDR, Eleanor and the First Mrs. Roosevelt FDR's mother.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

The Big House was where FDR was born, raised and called his home away from the White House. The tour was interesting, the grounds impressive and the man fascinating. Although there was quite a bit of snow on the ground, I appreciated the beauty of...More

Thank Sharon L
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Great day at the home of one of our best presidents. The grounds were lovely and a must for a pleasant walk. I spent much time in the house and spoke to the people who really enjoyed and were proud to be there.

Thank John B
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Bonnie M
23 February 2018|
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Response from JulesVerne1 | Reviewed this property |
You can do the FDR stuff in a short day, but if you also go to Val Kill, Eleanor's place, which I recommend, give yourself 2 days.
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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.
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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
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