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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

1850 West Basin Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20242
+1 202-426-6841
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This outdoor memorial is the most popular of presidential memorials, in large part because of its elegant design, which includes waterfalls and sculptures.more
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1850 West Basin Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20242
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"tidal basin"
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"water features"
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"great depression"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had not seen this memorial before and ended up spending a lot of time reflecting on Roosevelts Presidency. This is a hidden gem. Dont miss it!

Thank Kevin P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

FDR was the longest serving president in American history, and during his presidency he faced trials and calamities at home and abroad. The memorial is divided into four segments, each representing one of his four terms. Quotes and statues depict events, challenges and responses of...More

Thank Alan H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The memorial is laid out so that there are important statements and bronze statues from each of his 4 terms. Done in granite with fountains. Gorgeous and calming.

Thank Doris F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were walking from the MLK Memorial to the Jefferson Memorial and saw this beautiful place. it's a wonderful Memorial and would take the time to walk thru and enjoy.

Thank matthewnorris234
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is worth walking through and seeing the statues. I happened to be walking by during a tour and heard some cool stories/facts. It's worth seeing.

Thank Mstheisen
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressive memorial. Not as dominant as Lincoln, or Jefferson but spread out in the park. Lots of nice water features. Loads of statues including one of Eleanor and Fala. Easy to get to and shouldn't be missed.

Thank RoryBlanch
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is very interesting to go from one part of this memorial to another and reflect on the life of the great president.

Thank Pavel B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This memorial is outdoors and gorgeous. It’s large and has wonderful views of other major monuments (Washington monument and the Jefferson monument) across the river.

Thank Kerri S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a hard place to see and understand during the night tour. But again all these monuments are neat to see in person instead of a book.

Thank dez754
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this memorial on a night tour and is was really nice. It is not on the main path, but well worth a visit.

Thank Bethany T
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kjcs618
30 April 2018|
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Response from Mike R | Reviewed this property |
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pzlund
23 October 2017|
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Yes, there is metered parking on Ohio Drive SW, as you drive from Jefferson to Lincoln along Pontomac river. You can park there and walk to all the memorials, also including Lincoln, Korean and Vietnam, as there isn’t much... More
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