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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
4097 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1917
+1 845-486-7770

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Make sure to visit the home of FDR and the Vanderbilt mansion, a few miles up on ALbany Post Road. Informative, interesting and a close up look at American History.

Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed 4 days ago

FDR’s home is very accessible...plan enough time to enjoy the large park. Val Kill was not open the day we came. I was surprised at how sparse and small the bedrooms were. It’s a grand house from the outside but Victorian and dark on the...More

Thank Dan0001
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited on a very cold November day. Do take time to visit this amazing museum to gain even more understanding of the life of FDR and Eleanor. There are two floors of exhibits so plan at least 1.5 hours to view. It seems no...More

Thank AJfromPA
Reviewed 1 week ago

We toured this outstanding and beautiful library, home, and museum. We started at the visitor center and did our own walking tour to the library, museum and home. It is a very informative museum and nicely done. There were brief films which we could watch....More

Thank goldentraveler2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Hyde Park. It was quite an experience to visit these two pieces of history. We first toured the FDR Mansion and then went to the museum & Liberary. We spent spent several hours walking through the exhibits. There is...More

Thank Ernest O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I urge everyone to visit. It offers an outstanding overview of FDR’s presidency covering both the Great Depression and World War II. It also very moving and especially so now when our nation is so divided. It also presents a wonderful look at Eleanor and...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This library and museum (and home) is easy to find, has ample parking, and a generous welcome/visitor center with gift shop. Tickets are available online, which may be the preferred way to book, as tours (of the home) may fill up during peak times. Tickets...More

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we toured the fascinating Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and, of course, Eleanor and Franklin’s beautiful house, actually named ‘Springwood’, but known to all simply as Hyde Park. And we learned from Shannon, our guide, that FDR LOVED his cocktails, and enforced a daily tradition...More

Thank Leonardo F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here with a bus load of Southerners. A very nice look into the life of two of the most important people of the 20th Century. The collection of historic materials is very well presented. you can hurry through or spend several hours here and...More

Thank ALoldsters
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to many presidential libraries. This one is excellent! Great combination of archival photos, artifacts, information to read and videos. You could easily spend an entire day here. Really worthwhile.

Thank njgrandma20
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6 October 2017|
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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
16 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!
29 May 2017|
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Response from Laura D | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, I was visiting area and friend had car