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Roosevelt Campobello International Park

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Address: 459 Highway 774, New Brunswick E5E 1A4, Canada
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+1 506-752-2922
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Walk in the footsteps of the Roosevelts, visit Franklin's Beloved Island....

Walk in the footsteps of the Roosevelts, visit Franklin's Beloved Island. The Summer Home of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. His 34-room cottage has been preserved as a museum telling the story of his early life before he became President of the United States. Preserved by the U.S. and Canada. Open daily through Canadian Labor Day. Free admission.

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Wonderful!

The house and grounds were wonderful! I wish I had scheduled more time here. We toured the house and wandered around the garden. Gazed at the water where the Roosevelt's would... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2017
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

The house and grounds were wonderful! I wish I had scheduled more time here. We toured the house and wandered around the garden. Gazed at the water where the Roosevelt's would have stared at the water. Was a moving experience. We rushed a bit because we had reservations for Tea with Eleanor. Our host for the tea was Taunya. Usually... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed February 12, 2017

Great place to visit to learn about FDR's early life and career. guides in the house were very knowledgeable and informative. Spectacular scenery, especially if you get away from the developed areas and visit the parts of the island that are in their natural state. You can make it as strenuous as you'd like.

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Southington, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2017

With lack of information, and preconceived ideas about Campobello Island as being crowded and "touristy", for many years we avoided a visit, but this last year we sailed from Deer Island , New Brunswick and were instantly impressed with the quiet, pristine beauty of the island. Another plus, the fascinating museum and house tour of FDR'S summer home. We stayed... More 

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Claryville, New York
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Reviewed December 5, 2016

It was a simpler time. It was a better time. We drove just across the border to a new time zone and a new experience at Roosevelt Campobello International Park, the summer home of president Franklin Delano Roosevelt from his youth. Visiting the actual rooms and seeing what passed for luxury in the early 1900s might be "roughing it" for... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed December 2, 2016

Taunya led our Tea with Eleanor on a Sunday last Fall. I encourage all who visit the cottage and island to take time to attend the tea. I could have listened for hours to her talking about Eleanor and her life of service to others.

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North Oxford, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed November 26, 2016

I'm interested in presidential history, so this was a must-visit when we were across the bridge in Lubec, ME. Beautiful island and house with an excellent free tour. The highlight was definitely "Tea with Eleanor" - tea and cookies with an Eleanor Roosevelt historian telling us interesting stories and answering questions. It's free but first-come-first-served, so get there early to... More 

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Washington DC
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Reviewed November 14, 2016

We arrived before the visitor center opened at 10 AM, so we could get free tickets to Tea with Eleanor. We got our tickets when the visitor center opened, and were invited to see a short video about the Roosevelt Cottage and Campobello Island, after which there was a walk to the cottage guided by a park ranger. At the... More 

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Pennington, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed November 12, 2016

My family and I came here and the kids were tasked with finding out about a lot of facts about President Roosevelt and his life. It was a njce side trip and lots to learn about his life and this special place

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Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed November 10, 2016

Very beautiful setting. Very knowledgeable tour guides. Be sure to go through the house and gardens. This is in New Brunswick so US passport required.

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Reviewed November 2, 2016

Campobello Island is relaxed and surrounded by gorgeous scenery, miles (kilometers) of carriage roads suitable for taking leisurely drives, picnics, bicycling, hiking trails, touring small coastal fishing villages where you might see whales and dolphins swimming nearby. Crossing over the FDR International Bridge onto Campobello Island from Lubec, Maine, Mulholland Point Lighthouse stands on the left & is easily accessible... More 

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