Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum

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4079 Albany Post Rd
Hyde Park, NY 12538
(845) 229-9115

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  • Enjoy the museum's exhibit "The Roosevelts: Public Figures, Private Lives" on display until June 2013. It's the largest photo exhibit about the lives of the Roosevelts ever assembled.
  • Buy tickets in advance online at and check in at the main guest center near the parking lot.
  • Thought the house tour was awesome!! Definitely make time for it and be sure to pepper the rangers with questions. These guys know all kinds of interesting tidbits!
  • Inspiring! Another home run for the National Park Service. The mosaic map on the floor of the Visitor Center is cool.
  • A bit of a trek from New Paltz, but the grounds are great to walk around and the tour of the house is pretty interesting.
  • Nice, quick visit. Visiting the gravesite was quite historic and beautiful.
  • If you're short on time make sure to do the house itself quickly and save more time for the museum/library, tons of interesting stuff in there! The house is neat and all, but way more to be learned i
  • The tour we took was excellent and the guide was exceptional. The grounds are beautiful and made the perfect setting for celebrating July 4th
  • Cool museum of WWII era president.
  • I highly recommend planning a whole day to explore this amazing place. The tour of FDR's home is stellar.
  • The tour is fantastic. Staff are knowledgeable and friendly. Visit the museum to learn about our nation's history during F.D.R.'s presidency. Admission is free to veterans.
  • It's a great library dedicated to the longest tenured president really covers a lot of history in such a short space keeps you interested and really entertained. It's really well laid out.
  • Cool grounds, gift shop has interesting things. You have to get exhibition admission at the visitors center no matter what they tell you
  • The first of the presidential libraries. He served 4 terms so it's lengthy. He did a lot for this country in 12 years. A great tour. he and his wife are buried here. The house he grew up in is here.
  • Take a tour. Browse the bookstore. Plan on spending a whole day here as the displays are informative and well laid out. Extensive grounds. If the weather is pleasant take a hike.
  • Great place to learn about FDR and his times especially US and World History. Take your time in here
  • The tour guides are informative and friendly. The visitors center and the library are impressive. And, of course, the house itself is historic. Must-see for all Americans.
  • The tour is a must! The tour guides are knowledgable and give great multi-perspective insight into FDR and ER's lives.
  • very legit presidential library. so comprehensive that it even had a statue of FDR's dog, fala
  • Check out the huge mosaic map in the visitor center lobby.