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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Home

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Address: 4097 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538
Phone Number: 800 337 8474
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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FDR Estate

A very beautiful and historic landmark. If you love American history, you will like this place. the guide was excellent and very informative while giving the tour of the house and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Joe S
New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very beautiful and historic landmark. If you love American history, you will like this place. the guide was excellent and very informative while giving the tour of the house and grounds . An enjoyable day.

Thank Joe S
Hyde Park, New York
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Walk/hike the grounds at least once per week. Attend lectures/ films periodically. Tour the exhibits every few months.

1 Thank 309allan
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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386 reviews
189 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful place to visit with children, family's, elderly... anyone that has a penchant for learning about history!

1 Thank Rachel C
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128 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is worth a visit but I felt tour guide for this was not very good - perhaps we were just unlucky with the self interested fellow who showed us around. I would have loved to know more about FDR but came away with scant additional knowledge other than the fact he would move from his wheelchair to desk (where... More 

Thank MrsWaterhouse
Portland, Oregon
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour of the Hyde Park house was excellent. Good information on the social environment of the time and the influence of wealth on political decisions. From an architectural perspective the house is an outstanding preservation and very much worth the time spent there. The feeling of grandeur was carried out in detail in each room. A must for any... More 

Thank Drake972
Oakhurst, New Jersey
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour of FDR'S home Springwood. Informative and you feel like you are going back in time. I thought it was a very lovely home, not ostentatious, but comfortable.

Thank Gail F
Noblesville, Indiana
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this house at least five times and would make it an annual event to go with anyone who had the interest. The national parks staff know their stuff and they have done a magnificent job of keeping the home true to what it looked like in the 30s and 40s. The grounds are also very well-maintained.

Thank tomas1000
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This is a 45-minute guided tour to FDR's home, which includes some time on the property outside of his home. I enjoyed seeing the home and his grave, which is right nearby the house, but I thought the tour itself was average. The tour guide let us wander through the house and then pointed out a handful of facts, but... More 

Thank mstrniste
Mt. Arlington, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We made this on our fist stop to the attractions in Hyde Park. I have always admired Franklin Roosevelt for his strength and courage and leadership throughout WWII and for his ability to overcome what could have been a devastating disability. My tour of his home completely met my expectations. Our tour guide was super knowledgeable and provided anecdotes and... More 

Thank Susan T
Jersey City, New Jersey
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

It was a dream come true for me. I have been wanting to visit FDR's home and was very greatful I did.

Thank May N

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