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“Laid out very nice” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Off West Basin Drive, Washington DC, DC 20242
202-426-6841
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Owner description: 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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North Syracuse, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Laid out very nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This memorial was much bigger than it appears, it went on and on, you keep going around a corner to another section. FDR's quotes on the walls. Full size bronze statues. Very interesting.

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Gray Court, South Carolina
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“Could be Great”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

This is an interesting memorial with a series of fountains. It would have been great had all of the fountains been working. However only two were turned on when we were there. Kids crawled over all kinds of blocks which could have been a bit dangerous.

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Newton, MA
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“Great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Our kids loved it! And there are bathrooms!!!! Large memorial! I like how they talked about Eleanor, and also that the exhibit is level with no steps

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Boston, Massachusetts
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“A very different memorial”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I didn't think it was beautiful, but it was interesting and educational. A bit like a graphic novel, you stroll through four "rooms" depicting FDR's four terms.

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Massachusetts
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“A Beautiful Memorial”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Until we got to DC I wasn't even aware of this memorial. It was a bit of a walk to get to it (after visiting the Jefferson Memorial), but I am so glad we did it. It is actually a very beautiful memorial that is so much larger than I had realized. There are several different sections and waterfalls and various scenes and quotations carved into the walls. This is a very well-designed beautifully arranged memorial to FDR. It was one of our favorite memorials that we visited.

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