Val-Kill

"The greatest thing I have learned is how good it is to come home again." Eleanor Roosevelt

This simple statement expresses her love for the modest house she called Val-Kill. The only National Historic Site dedicated to a first lady, Val-Kill welcomes visitors in the style of Mrs. Roosevelt. Come and be part of the entire Roosevelt Experience at Val-Kill.

Calendar of Events

2018 Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events for the Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Site

Experience The Roosevelt Ride

Experience The Roosevelt Ride

There's so much to see and do in Hyde Park, NY, and the National Park Service’s shuttle bus system makes it easy for you.

Permanent Exhibit

"Eleanor Roosevelt and Val-Kill: Emergence of a Political Leader,"

2018 Holiday Events

2018 Holiday Events

2018 Holiday Events at the Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Site

Be a Junior Ranger

Be a Junior Ranger

Eleanor Roosevelt Junior Ranger Program

Last updated: October 9, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

4097 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Phone:

(845) 229-9422
November-April Val-Kill is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. Thursday through Monday Val-Kill is open from 12:30-4:00. May - October Val-Kill is open 7 days a week from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

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