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Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

4097 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1917
+1 845-486-7770
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Historic site features the home and estate of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Springwood, and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, the only Presidential Library used by a sitting president. It was conceived and built under President Roosevelt's direction and opened to the public in 1941.The Library's mission is to foster research and education on the life and times of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, and their continuing impact on contemporary life. Our work is carried out by four major areas: Archives, Museum, Education and Public Programs.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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4097 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1917

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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

What a gem- history hiking and charm in one location! We happened upon this after going to Culinary Institute the day before, and would go back. Thoughtful history presentation, beautiful grounds, nice little cafe for a bite, manicured trails for any age...finished with a hike...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2017

This is a fascinating place to visit. The historical value of this collection can not be measured. It is a true American treasure. I loved spending the day here and I am definitely going back.

1  Thank GloriaAndLorraine
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The joint ticket for the library/museum and home is good for two days and there is a reason for that. While the home is nice to see, it's another in a long line of musty, dusty antique homesteads (albeit surprisingly plain in parts and very...More

1  Thank sullific
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This National Park which includes FDRs home, library and museum is worth every moment spent there. The look into FDR's & ER's lives, the role they played in America's history and in each other's lives came alive. While we spent several hours, we could have...More

1  Thank DrBrianR
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Got there at opening, booked the tour for a half hour later and it was fantastic. Rosevelt House explores via guided park ranger tour and then the library is self-guided and has fantastic exhibits and videos. Perfect combination to make the most of this historic...More

1  Thank altanta-annie
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This very important museum is an excellent display of how FDR through his public programs brought the US out of the Great Depression. His policies were formative and truly groundbreaking for the times. It also explains how polio, which he didn't contract until he was...More

1  Thank Chris P
Reviewed 20 June 2017

What a wonderful experience to visit FDR's home, hear about his background and better understand the history and all of the great things he did for this country. The library provides an extensive history of his life and all that he accomplished in his political...More

1  Thank mvpmich
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The attractive, cleverly designed, and informative FDR Museum covers in elaborate detail the man’s life and times, as well as the many things he was able to accomplish under the most adverse of circumstances; both personally and professionally. His internment of West Coast Japanese Americans,...More

1  Thank Jim Y
Reviewed 16 June 2017

One of the best National Park destinations! Extremely well put together museum - took nearly 3 hours to see it. The docents that wander the rooms reach out to explain various items and make the experience even better. Would be fabulous tour for teens to...More

1  Thank MizBliz
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Springwood is magnificent and must effort has been taken to present the original furniture, pictures, "cartoons," chairs, and bed spreads and linens. Guide was excellent. The house actually looks "lived in" after so many years. The museum's best features are displays of the original letters...More

1  Thank arthurpeabody
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Response from dkata94598 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t understand your schedule. The ride shuttle meets the train in Poughkeepsie at 10:36 am and has you at the wallace visitor center by 11. The shuttle leaves at 5pm for the trip back to the train station back in... More
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17 June 2017|
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Response from lholmok | Reviewed this property |
I would check on the morning of your trip and select the one with the least delays. Enjoy and have fun!
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Response from Laura D | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, I was visiting area and friend had car
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