Plan Your Visit
The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is a unit of National Mall and Memorial Parks.
This presidential memorial is located along the western shore of the Tidal Basin, taking visitors on a walk through time as FDR's four terms in office are chronicled through quotes carved in stone and fascinating bronze artwork.
Did You Know?
Polio was a terrifying disease throughout the early part of the twentieth century, and everyone was a potential victim. Of those individuals who contracted polio, just 5% were affected negatively by it, and only 1% became permanently disabled. Roosevelt was among the unlucky 1% of its victims.