Discover Val-Kill

Visit the home of Eleanor Roosevelt. Here, Franklin and Eleanor entertained friends, the press, activists, and official state visitors in the relaxed atmosphere of Val-Kill. Explore the Roosevelt saga in the homes of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, the exhibits at the nation’s first Presidential Library, and over a thousand acres of gardens and trails.

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Plan Your Visit

Useful information to help you plan your visit to Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site.

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Tickets & Tours

How to obtain your free ticket and everything else you need to know about touring Val-Kill Cottage.

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Black Civil Rights Leaders

The story of important Black Americans that shaped the Roosevelts' understanding of race in America.

Eleanor Roosevelt with Marion and Nancy having a picnic.
LGBTQ Val-Kill

Our LGBTQI+ history and legacy makes Val-Kill a welcoming and inclusive place for all.

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Discover Eleanor Roosevelt and her World

Discover Eleanor Roosevelt, her life at Val-Kill, and the work of one of the twentieth century's most influential world leaders.

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We Have an App for That!

Our free NPS App offers interactive maps, self-guided activities, and much more to enhance your visit.

Last updated: January 10, 2024

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4097 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538


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