Experience the Roosevelt Ride
Enjoy the "Roosevelt Ride"
May 1, 2014 through November 1, 2014 2014 Schedule
Ø Catch any Metro-North Hudson Line train that will get you to Poughkeepsie at 10:33 am (weekdays) or 10:36 (weekends).
Ø At Poughkeepsie, come up the stairs or take the elevator to the tickets hall.
Ø Look for a uniformed National Park Service Ranger or Volunteer. Please introduce yourself to prevent us from missing you!
Ø Board the Roosevelt Ride Shuttle Bus for the 10-minute trip to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Home and the FDR Presidential Library and Museum.
Ø Purchase your tickets at the Henry A. Wallace Center and enjoy the "Rendezvous with History" orientation film.
Ø You can devote several hours making fascinating discoveries about our 32nd President, touring his Home and his Presidential Library and Museum.
Ø Shop for books and memorable gifts at the New Deal Store.
Ø Enjoy a delicious casual lunch with beautiful views at Uncle Sam's Canteen.
From the FDR Home and Library You May Wish to:
Final Departure to the Poughkeepsie Station:
Whatever your choose, our shuttle bus will pick you up at the Wallace Center located at the FDR site for a 5:00 pm departure back to the Poughkeepsie Train Station to take the next available train back to Grand Central Terminal.
Reservations Are Required for the Roosevelt Ride:
For reservations and information, please call The National Park Service at 845-229-5320. The shuttle buses and tours are all wheelchair accessible.
Price: Admission to the Historic Sites: Adults, $28 (plus applicable rail fare); children under 15, FREE (plus applicable rail fare). Tickets DO NOT INCLUDE rail fare or lunch at Uncle Sam's Canteen. The Roosevelt Ride Shuttle Bus itself is free.
Please note: Metro-North DOES NOT sell this package. Metro-North Train Schedules:
or call: 212-532-4900
From other areas call: 800-METRO-INFO (800-638-7646)
Did You Know?
FDR and his fifth cousin Teddy Roosevelt both went to Harvard, were Assistant Secretary of the Navy and Governor of New York State before becoming President of the United States.