OK, this may not be fair because I am a Social Studies teacher and a big FDR fan! We visited the museum and went on the tour of the house. There is a shuttle pram if walking is an issue, and for some the 1/4...More
About Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
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In 1941 FDR decided to build his presidential library at his estate in Hyde Park as he was entering his fourth term. The building and exhibits, recently updated, present an excellent combination of memorabilia (including his car with hand controls and office maintained as he...More
There are changing exhibits as well as a permanent collection of items related to FDR's life and presidency. A great resource for history buffs, and anyone interested in the parallels of FDR's time and today.
We were on our way home from vacation when we decided to go the FDR museum. Well worth the trip. FDR had to deal with both health issues as well as a country in turmoil. Between the Great Depression and WW ll there was much...More
It is such a beautiful place, it is not the huge mansion but it has such an amazing importance in history that you cant miss it,
The Roosevelt Library and Museum is a history buff's nirvana. Few presidents have had more to deal with than Franklin Roosevelt.Despite the hardship of health issues and ignoring his privileged background, he dealt with what he had to and was successful. Hyde Park is a...More
The museum and library are worth a visit. A wealth of information about the life and times of FDR. The grounds are very scenic. We also enjoyed walking around the grounds.
We were visiting the Roosevelt museum and decided to spend some time going through the Roosevelt Presidential library. The library was established while Roosevelt was president and so he sometimes worked there. The library has an assortment of displays, short documentaries, and documents for researchers....More
Beautiful grounds, great views. The library itself is absolutely fascinating. So interesting to see original letters and documents. A man of great determination to overcome personal tragedies. Our first presidential library and peaked our interest for more.