"Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Want, Freedom from Fear..."

These words by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt ushered the United States into World War II and defined what it is to be an American. Stop by this secluded memorial and begin to understand the Roosevelt legacy. Read More

Aerial view of Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Learn about the the memorial

Portrait of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

"The Squire of Hyde Park"

Known simply as FDR, Franklin Delano Roosevelt guided America through the Great Depression and World War II as our nation's 32nd president.

Photo of engraved quote at FDR Memorial

In His Own Words

Twenty two quotations from Roosevelt's presidency are engraved in the red South Dakota granite walls of the memorial

Sculpture of breadline at FDR Memorial

Plan Your Visit

Located in West Potomac Park between the Lincoln and Jefferson memorials, the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is open 24 hours a day.

Sculpture of FDR's beloved dog Fala

Presidential Pet

The memorial includes a sculpture of the president's beloved dog, Fala, the only such representation in a presidential memorial.

Last updated: May 19, 2020

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Mailing Address:

900 Ohio Drive SW
Washington , DC 200024

Phone:

(202) 426-6841

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