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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

1850 West Basin Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20242
+1 202-426-6841
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the venture. Far from the maddening crowds, although still full of visitors - the inscriptions and layout by FDR's 4 different election terms give a great sense of what the country struggled through and overcame during the depression and WWII.

Thank LeanderLil
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exhibit near MLK exhibit across the street from Lincoln, Korean, reflecting pond, and WW II. It's a meandering exhibit among beautiful trees and fantastic FDR quotes carved into stone. Very moving. Covers all his terms from the Depression through WWII and then followed by a...More

Thank Travel4bourne
Reviewed 1 week ago

The statues of Roosevelt and his dog are fabulous. There is also a good likeness of Eleanor Roosevelt and I was also impressed by the statues of the people during the depression. Very sad looking faces etched in pain.

Thank hedyfisher
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the newer memorials and by far the most detailed. The memorial is divided into four sections, one for each of his terms. Each section deals with the challenges of that term.

Thank sunriserobert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did not visit the memorial during the day but did see in on a Washington By Night Tour. The statue was under lights and "glowed" were tourists had laid hands on it.

Thank Kayjohn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Provides the grandness that the Roosevelt's were while telling the story of his four terms and the somber times that were his Presidency and Life. Beautifully done.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We toured this memorial at night as part of a tour group, so we felt a little rushed. The impact of the statues, quotes, lighting and the gorgeous evening were considerable none-the-less. Each term in office is presented as a different "room", making his accomplishments...More

Thank Brenton S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting Memorial, it is divided into sections by the 4 terms FDR held the office for. Very thorough in its content with lots of stone, bronze work and water. I would recommend you either do this one on its own, as it is very...More

Thank Banditsred
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A bit like a zoo bear pit without the bears, the Roosevelt memorial, a sequence of spaces and water features with quotes from the President, is well worth a diversion from the National Mall.

Thank YorkRaven
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite monuments! Well planned and thoughtful, it is divided into 4 different parts that signify his 4 terms of office. Water features are prominent, and the memorial is serene and contemplative. Many of FDRs most famous quotes are engraved upon the stone...More

Thank SouthernGirl522
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