Fees & Passes

No entrance pass required

An entrance pass is not required to access Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site.

Other National Park Service sites may require an entrance pass or fee. Depending on your trip plans, an interagency pass may save you money.

While the entrance fee is free, visitors still need to have a ticket for the tour. Tickets are handed out on a first come, first served basis in the Stone Cottage Visitor Center.

2024 Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

Come experience the national parks! All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone (other fees may apply). Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free dates:


American the Beautiful Passes and all other interagency passes are not availabe for purchase at Val-Kill, but may be purchased at the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site and Vanderbilt Mansion national historic site.

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School Groups

If you are planning a visit for your school, see our important information on academic fee waivers and reservations.

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Tour Operators

Important information on application, fees, and reservations for commercial tour operators.

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Press Admission Requests

All press admission requests are managed through the Dutchess County Tourism office.


Last updated: April 30, 2024

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Hyde Park, NY 12538


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