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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Home

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4097 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1917
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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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4097 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1917
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Walking through the house where FDR was born was a wonderful experience. We could see how the man who brought us out of the depression lived, where his body rests today. Highly recommended.

Thank 1chevy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the house today and had a great time. The tour guide was very informative and answered any questions our group asked. There is much to learn about FDR in this house tour. Even though the tour was guided we were allowed to move thru...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hyde Park is a town frozen in time. When you visit FDR's home, you see why. He wanted the home to be visited by tourists and seen as it was not as some museum curator would have it viewed. It is rather dark and dreary...More

Thank gmcshane88
Reviewed 2 days ago

The house is exactly as it was the last time FDR visited in March 1945. The tour guide was very good and I learned a lot. The tour is an hour long and you get to see most of the house. This is a fun...More

Thank dukel1986
Reviewed 3 days ago

we got to see so much of the original furnishings even Mr. Roosevelts wheelchair, the bed and room where he was born and so much more. The tour guide was very informative on all the history.

Thank souperbev
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a very enjoyable visit. Learned a lot by a very informed Park Ranger. Beautiful grounds and house. They offer a tram for those folks who are unable to walk from the visitor center to the house...very helpful for one in our group.

Thank longbeachlarry
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is on the same ground as the Roosevelt Library. There are two other National Park Service sites in the area. All can be visited in a loop. The homestead tour costs 18 dollars with senior discounts. The house is very much in its original...More

Thank scot f
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Any tour starts and ends with the tour guide and ours was wonderful (see photo). She gave us a sense of history --- who was FDR, his family, his early life, his disability, his political career, his accomplishments and his marriage to Eleanor. And she...More

Thank TeamMan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having preserved the bed and room where FDR was born is awesome! To see FDR's and his family's living quarters and grounds gives a sense of how remarkable a person he was. Viewing the tree-lined path, where he practiced to walk using his upper body...More

Thank Elsa C. L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a guided tour and well worth the effort required to walk from the museum to the house and through the grounds. Disabled folks can be transported by a tram.

Thank Jack F
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Response from annma | Reviewed this property |
What a great place for a high school class trip! Plan on at least 6 hours: --1/2 hour for the introductory video in the visitors center, --1 hour total for walking the grounds and for photos at the sculpture of Eleanor... More
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Sorry, I don't know. We drove up from New York City.
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Response from Lois B | Reviewed this property |
The whole house is open. Most rooms are viewed from the doorway and the Park Rangers are amazingly knowledgeable and give lots of information .
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