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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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4097 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1917
+1 845-486-7770

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Reviewed yesterday

Especially in these stressful days it is useful to be reminded of what the Country was going through in the 30's and 40's - our current leadership would do well to invest some time there.

Thank willow4165
Reviewed 5 days ago

I first visited the Library while visiting the CIA with my son. It is very informative and well done. Very informative on President Roosevelt's time in office. Both of us loved the visit and since my son is now a student at CIA we will...More

Thank CFC1023
Reviewed 5 days ago

We need to go back and go through the museum again, there is so much to look at. I really enjoyed the draft speeches and with the revisions. If the speeches were given as written the impact would not have been great. Plan to spend...More

Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We only had time for the library, without the full one hour guided tour of the home. The exhibits are all interesting, both the personal history of the two Roosevelts as well as the history of the US at that time. Well worth the drive...More

Thank B B
Reviewed 6 days ago

A few years ago our local professional Chapter sponsored an educational workshop at this location. Following the event, everyone was treated to a complimentary tour of the Library and Museum. The feedback we received about this venue was very positive. I hope to schedule another...More

Thank Traveler0402
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much to see, I would recommend a whole day to see Museum and Springwood and Top Cottage. So much info on Franklin's life. Special exhibition on site, the Japanese Internment camps. Do not recommend the Cafe in the visitor center

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall a beautiful tour and afternoon. Visited In the fall when the scenery was especially colorful. The museum offers some tremendous pieces of memorabilia especially the mock up of the office that President Roosevelt occupied while in the White House. He was a definitely an...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Overwhelming!!!! So much history that we actually had to go back a second day to finish. A must see.

Thank AngieHonigfeld
Reviewed 1 week ago

The wife and I stopped here while traveling between Nanuet and Boston. We didn't have time to do it justice! Before we went into the library, we wandered the grounds and looked at FDR's House. We then went into the library. Having been to Manzanar,...More

Thank bcreff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The FDR Presidential Library is the first presidential library established. However, it benefited by the fact that it has been redone in the past few years. It is so well done, very informative, lots to see and experience. You could go there many times and...More

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7 October 2017|
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Response from dkata94598 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t understand your schedule. The ride shuttle meets the train in Poughkeepsie at 10:36 am and has you at the wallace visitor center by 11. The shuttle leaves at 5pm for the trip back to the train station back in... More
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