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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 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank alliemak
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank ggsmac
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Renato M
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank davidranen
Reviewed 1 week ago

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,

Thank Ana A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the FDR museum in mid July. We have a goal to visit all of the US presidential libraries and we have now been to 7 of them. We place this library either one or two in the list that we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank L M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank BigDMI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Janet D
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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!
29 May 2017|
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Response from Laura D | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, I was visiting area and friend had car
20 November 2016|
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Response from Paul S | Property representative |
You can take Metro North from NYC to Poughkeepsie. There is a bus that travels along Rt. 9 and you can find more information at the Dutchess County Transportation website. The Roosevelt RIde bus only operates during the... More