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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Home

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Address: 4097 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538
Phone Number:
+1 800-337-8474
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Visit FDR's 1826 home that remains almost exactly as it was at the time of...

Visit FDR's 1826 home that remains almost exactly as it was at the time of the president's death in 1945, including the stables, icehouses, a walking trail, and the graves of Franklin and Eleanor located in the Rose Garden.

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Great tour, beautiful home

Very interesting place to visit with quality house tour and big museum, deceptively huge as there is an entire lower level not to be missed, especially if you want to see FDRs... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Media, Pennsylvania

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Media, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very interesting place to visit with quality house tour and big museum, deceptively huge as there is an entire lower level not to be missed, especially if you want to see FDRs famous car. Allow time for Eleanor's cottage and FDR get-away nearby and included shuttle ride away in the off season.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our tour guide, Shannon B., was very knowledgeable and engaging in bringing alive the history of this marvelous home. We appreciated that most of the furnishings and decor in the home are original. It was fascinating to learn how FDR was able to move between the floors of the home by placing his wheelchair in the dumb waiter. It was... More 

Thank annma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We saw the Vanderbilt Mansion earlier in the day, and then proceeded to this home so by comparison it felt much smaller and more modest, which of course it is. But it is filled with treasures and was an extremely worthwhile visit. Our tour guide was not fabulous-kept trying to make jokes that were not all that funny but you... More 

Thank Gametotravel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excuse me if I'm a little confused, but I loved seeing everything at this National Park. I have a senior pass!! What an excellent thing to have. We went everywhere, so I can't remember which one had the most Roosevelt history. I think it was the Delano Roosevelt Home. I have great photos, but they are personal ones. I am... More 

1 Thank pjspeed
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Relive how the Roosevelts and FDR lived as a child as well as an adult. Guided tour with ample time to view it all. Tour guide very knowledgeable. Furnishings and personal items well preserved. Outdoors gorgeous scenery. FDR laid to rest on the property. Very interesting historical spot. Must plan enough time to schedule house tour and view the museum,... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We had a great time with my friends at the FDR's home in Hyde Park NY Ranger Bob was our tour Guide he was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and funny. We had a blast .I felt I had travel in time knowing every little detail of the life of one of one of my very favorite presidents of USA. Highly recommend as... More 

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Honesdale, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

A fantastic tour of the childhood home of Franklin D. Roosevelt. This tour talks about Roosevelt's family, his life, and his disability. This tour was very informative and filled with fascinating artifacts. The tour guide told stories that happened to Roosevelt in the home. This is a great day trip for the whole family.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

You just felt comfortable here. You can tell real people lived here. yes he was president and he changed our world and responded to our country's greatest tragedy of the time- but this home felt lived in and it was warm. It is worth the tour.

Thank 110aimeez
New Jersey
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We had a great tour to FDR's home in Hyde Park given by the National Park Service. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable & enthusiastic in his presentation. The tour included admission to the presidential library & museum. You could easily spend 2-3 hours in the museum alone. We have been to the FDR Memorial in Washington, DC and were familiar... More 

Thank Josie679
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

This is a great tour of the FDR house. I'm certain that the quality of your tour guide can add or detract from the visit, but ours was wonderful. There's a lot of history to be learned at the house. I'd recommend watching one of the FDR specials that are available from PBS before going to this Nat'n Historic Park.... More 

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