Operating Hours & Seasons
The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site is open year-round, seven days a week from 9:00am to 5:00pm. (CLOSED THANKSGIVING, CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S DAY)
The Home is available by guided tour only. Tour times vary throughout the year. The last tour of the day is 4:00pm. For tour times please call, 845-229-5320. (Tour times are subject to change)
The grounds are free and open sunrise to sunset everyday.
Visitation is highest during the months of July, August and October; lowest in January and February. The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt can only be viewed by guided tour. Tours sell out during peak season and on holiday weekends.
Note: Tours of the FDR Home have an outdoor component. The walk to the Home from the Visitor Center is 1/4 mile long in one direction - all on level ground. Visitors should dress appropriately for all weather conditions, including summer sunshine and heat.
Visitors begin at the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center, where tickets are available for the tour of the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt. The ticket includes the admission to the FDR Presidential Library and Museum. There is a 22 minute film in the auditorium of the Wallace Center entitled A Rendezvous With History that introduces the visitors to the Roosevelt experience.
Did You Know?
Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt had six children. 5 of them survived to adulthood, the oldest a daughter, Anna, and four sons, Elliot, James, Franklin Jr., and John.