The upstairs was being painted (I think) so we saw the kitchen. Would have liked to see more of the house, but worth the trip.
The National Park Service runs the tours of the Roosevelt home and guided tours from the visitor center are the only way to see the home. There is a very well put together film at the visitors center which is the perfect way to start the tour. The home is very attractive and well preserved. The tour allows visitors to... More
There was more emphasis on the life of Franklin and Eleanor than on FDR's presidency than I would have expected. This may have been due to extensive renovations presently occurring to half the library; but I suspect that other half is not open to people who are not scholars. There is a very good film in the Henry Wallace Center.... More
You'll spend a couple of hour touring the nice library at your leasure but be sure and take the guided tour of his house!
Liked the gardens more, but the house was worth a look. I would go back when more flowers were in bloom.
The FDR home and museum should be visited together (and usually are) for a wonderful perspective on his life.
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