Fees & Passes

ENTRANCE FEE:
The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt (National Park Service) and the FDR Presidential Library and Museum (National Archives and Records Administration) offer an $18 joint admission ticket. These tickets are valid for 2 days.

Children 15 years and under are free.

Top Cottage - $10 Closed November - April. 2018 Hours TBA.

The preferred method of payment is credit card.

Tickets and visitor information are available in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center located on the FDR grounds. All Tours begin in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor Center.

The grounds and the Rose Garden, where Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt are buried are free and open everyday from sunrise to sunset.

Fee Free Days for 2018 TBA
Things to consider on Fee Free Days:

* We see an increase in the number of visitors to our sites.

* The FDR Presidential Library/Museum is NOT managed by the National Park Service and is not free on these days. The Library/Museum is $9 per person, $6 for anyone 62 and over.

*Access inside the FDR Home will be self-guided, on a first come, first serve basis. See information below for free ticket information.

*Advanced Reservations cannot be made.

*If you arrive later in the afternoon there will be no guarantee that you will be admitted.

*Expect waiting times to be 1 hour or more to get into the Home of FDR.

*At the Home of FDR you will need to pick up your free ticket (s) and or purchase your ticket (s) for the FDR Library/Museum at the Visitor Center. Timed (FREE) tickets will be issued for each person for a specific time to enter the Home. Access is limited to 50 people at a time. Please arrive before 11:00 am to avoid long waiting times or not having access to the FDR Home at all.

 
The Interagency Annual, Annual 4th Grade, Senior, Access, and Active Duty Military Passes are sold and honored for free admission at all the National Park Service sites in Hyde Park. The FDR Presidential Library and Museum admission is $9.00 for everyone except Access Pass holders and children 15 and under. Please see the fee collector in the Henry Wallace Visitor and Education Center for more information on the passes.
 

Annual Pass

  • $80 annual pass
  • Available to everyone.
  • Can be obtained in person at a federal recreation site, or by calling 1-888-ASK USGS (1-888-275-8747), Ext. 3 (Hours of operation are: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Mountain time), or online. Buy Now
  • Non-transferable.
 

Free Annual Pass for U.S. Military (Active Duty)

  • Available to U.S. military members and dependents in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard and also, Reserve and National Guard members.
  • Must be obtained in person at a Federal recreation site by showing a Common Access Card (CAC) or Military ID (Form 1173).

Frequently Asked Questions about the Annual Pass for U.S. Military

 

Annual 4th Grade Pass

  • Available to U.S. 4th graders (including home-schooled and free-choice learners 10 years of age) with a valid Every Kid in a Park paper pass.
  • The pass is valid for the duration of the 4th grade school year through the following summer (September-August).
  • Paper passes can be obtained by visiting the Every Kid in a Park website and can be exchanged for the Annual 4th Grade Pass atFederal recreation sites that charge Entrance or Standard Amenity fees.
  • Digital version of the paper pass (such as on smart phones or tablets) will not be accepted to exchange for an Annual 4th Grade Pass.
  • The pass is non-transferable.
  • Educators can also be involved! Learn more at the Every Kid in a Park website.

Additional Details about the Annual 4th Grade Pass

 

Senior Pass

  • $80 Lifetime Senior Pass - This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over. Proof of age is required (U.S. Passport or state-issued driver's license / I.D. card is acceptable). The pass provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free). The Senior Pass provides a 50 percent discount on some Expanded Amenity Fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launch, and specialized interpretive services. In some cases where Expanded Amenity Fees are charged, only the pass holder will be given the 50 percent price reduction. The pass is non-transferable and generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires.

  • $20 Annual Senior Pass - This is a annual pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over. Proof of age is required (U.S. Passport or state-issued driver's license / I.D. card is acceptable). The pass provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free). This pass is good for one year. The Senior Pass provides a 50 percent discount on some Expanded Amenity Fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launch, and specialized interpretive services. In some cases where Expanded Amenity Fees are charged, only the pass holder will be given the 50 percent price reduction. The pass is non-transferable and generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires.
  • Note: Golden Age Passports are no longer sold. However, these passes will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass.
  • To buy your pass online
  • For information about the Senior Pass changes

 

Access Pass

  • Free
  • For U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities.
  • May be obtained in person at a federal recreation site or through the mail using this application form. The cost of obtaining an Access Pass through the mail is ten dollars ($10) for processing the application (the Pass is free). Applicants must provide documentation of permanent disability and residency or citizenship.
  • May provide a 50 percent discount on some amenity fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launching, and specialized interpretive services.
  • Generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessioners.
  • Note: Golden Access Passports are no longer sold. However, these passes will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Interagency Access Pass

 

Last updated: November 20, 2017

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