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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

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Address: Off West Basin Drive, Washington DC, DC 20242
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+1 202-426-6841
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This outdoor memorial is the most popular of presidential memorials, in...

This outdoor memorial is the most popular of presidential memorials, in large part because of its elegant design, which includes waterfalls and sculptures.

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This was very interesting and several different things to see at one time. Lots of walking and very little parking. Water features and several photo ops

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Horn Lake, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was very interesting and several different things to see at one time. Lots of walking and very little parking. Water features and several photo ops

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Hartsville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been to DC many times and had never been to this Memorial - now I will always return to this one. It was so moving and had so much history within it.. This is a must see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

short pretty walk from MLK memorial; sprawling, interesting; my husband and son stumbled upon it walking around the Tidal Basin

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Katy, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

There are a few statues in this exhibit but the main focus is quotes on the wall and water features. It is worth looking at but isn't a show stopper

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is my favorite monument. It's nicer in warm weather because then you can enjoy the water features. The different "rooms" take you through FDR's entire presidency interwoven with lots of quotes and everything is touchable. Kids especially love the statue of FDR's dog. This is an essential stop in D.C.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There is more here than one realized. The memorial actually has several statues of FDR, including him in his wheelchair. It's four open air 'rooms' (all outside) represent his 4 terms. Pathways lead past waterfalls and statues. It is located at the tidal basin, within easy walking of the MLK Jr. memorial.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The FDR memorial should not be skipped. It's not only a stunning memorial and one of the only memorials with water features, but it's also conveniently on the way from Lincoln to Jefferson. There are no steps at this memorial. The location right by the tidal basin will give you good access to the cherry blossoms in the spring. There's... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Puts the viewer on ground level where FDR would want us to be with him. This is a terrifically artistic, moving, complete and thoughtful memorial to one of America's greatest presidents.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised when I stopped through here. It is a small park but really well done and is a good tribute to Roosevelt. Every section showcases a different aspect of his life. Recommend stop by if you are in for a nice stroll.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a President. This memorial is lined with infamous quotes that are extremely powerful. I throughly enjoyed walking around this memorial.

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