The bookstore is operated by Eastern National, a partner of the National Park Service that sells books and other educational materials and operates many other bookstores at national park sites throughout the country. Proceeds from sales support National Mall and Memorial Parks and other National Parks.
The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial bookstore is located near the memorial entrance along West Basin Drive and is open daily from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Did You Know?
FDR and his wife Eleanor were not first cousins as some might think, but fifth cousins, once removed. They both shared the common ancestor, Nicholas Roosevelt, born in 1658. He was FDR’s great-great-great-great-grandfather and Eleanor’s great-great-great-great-great-grandfather.