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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

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1850 West Basin Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20242
+1 202-426-6841
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1850 West Basin Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20242
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

FDR steered us out of the depression (thank you Imperial Japan) guided us to victory in WWll, applied the right amount of government intervention in our lives. We all owe him a debt of gratitude. I'd take him back today.

Thank jimvet1826
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is gorgeous and by far my favorite place in DC. The water features make this a perfect place to hang out on a hot, muggy day!!

Thank Joan R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My favourite presidential monument in DC. They chose a great selection of quotes for the inscriptions on the walls, I thought the water feature was beautiful, and the whole place was very well designed. Roosevelt's statue was twice as big as I expected, which makes...More

Thank Vincent S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great tribute to FDR. Powerful quotes follow you throughout the Memorial which tells a story as you walk through. A great tribute to one of our leaders serving during a difficult time. This is about a 10 minute walk from the Jefferson...More

Thank Trav124fun
Reviewed 3 days ago

FDR is one of the must-see memorials in WDC because it's so unique. Like his Presidency, the memorial sprawls along a crescent of the Tidal Basin (in front of the Jefferson Memorial), with each exhibit focused on a different point in his life or facet...More

Thank TheMeadowsTravel
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had never been to the FDR memorial. It blew me away. Quite possibly one of the best in Washington. It's like a beautiful garden and then the quotes on the walls really speak through the ages. Roosevelt himself is looking a bit green though!

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you don't have a guide for your visit, read up about the design and symbolism of this monument. It's unlike any other with 4 separate areas representing FDR's 4 terms as President. Lovely setting and definitely worth seeing, but I got much more out...More

Thank Terri P
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were on a bus tour of DC and our guide mentioned this Memorial as we passed it. I hadn't heard of it before, and it is very hidden and easily missed. We ended up going back to visit it, and it was extremely well...More

Thank Joseph W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A lot more than I ever thought would be there. Very casual, solemn . nice images, waterfalls, and historical info. Glad we went.

Thank Pat P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I love this Memorial. It is the fitting tribute to FDR. I love the quotes that are included throughout. His words are timeless and inspiring.

Thank Michelle L
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