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?
In 1940, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the enabling legislation for the Vanderbilt Mansion in Hyde Park, NY to become part of the National Park Service.