Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
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See new, exciting permanent museum exhibits telling the story of the Roosevelt presidency, from the Great Depression through the New Deal years and World War II, emphasizing Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt’s relationship with the American people. Special interactives, immersive audio-visual theaters, and rarely seen artifacts bring a New Deal to a New Generation.

New state-of-the-art exhibits tell of FDR's heroic struggle to regain his strength and political career after polio. Tactile exhibits enhance the experience for visitors with impaired vision. A new bilingual audio tour brings the Roosevelts’ story to more guests.  The Museum, with its newly renovated building and new exhibits, is part of the National Archives and Records Administration.  Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Research room, 8:45am - 5pm.

Special exhibit "The Art of War: American Poster Art 1941-1945."  runs through December 31, 2018.

There is public transportation from the Poughkeepsie train station to Historic Hyde Park. On Sundays and holidays when public transit is not running, visitors can take the Roosevelt Ride shuttle. 

- 2018 Roosevelt Ride Shuttle - Click Here

- Public Transportation Link - Click Here

No matter how you arrive at the Home of FDR, the National Park Service’s Roosevelt Ride can shuttle you to and from any of these sites:

Vanderbilt Mansion, Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site (Val-Kill) and Top Cottage (May - October)

The museum now offeres special hours for visitors who might have sensory sensitivity concerns on the following dates:

  • Sunday Oct. 21st from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Hospitality Recipient:  Sal Assenza, 2014 

Additional Info:
Address:4079 Albany Post Rd
Hyde Park, NY 12538
Phone (main):(845) 486-7770

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    Contact Us: 800-445-3131