The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site is open year-round, seven days a week from 9:00am to 4:00pm. (CLOSED THANKSGIVING, CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S DAY, including the grounds and buildings)
The Home is available by guided tour only.
May 1, 2017 - October 2017 - Tours are offered throughout the day, with the last tour at 4:00 PM. Advanced reservations for tours can be made through recreation.gov. (If you decide to make a reservation it must be made at least one day in advance)
November 2017 - April 2018 Entrance to the Home of FDR is available by guided tour only seven days a week. Public tours are offered at 9:30, 11:30, 1:30 and 4:00 pm. Advance reservations can be made for these tours (except 4:00 pm) or walk-ins are welcome.
November 1, 2017 - March 18, 2018 - Group tours of 10 or more people must make reservations in advance which are offered at 10:00 am, 11:00 am or 2:00 pm.
(If you decide to make a reservation it must be made at least one day in advance)
To make a reservation for an individual call 1-877-444-6777, or visit www.recreation.gov
Interagency Passes cannot be used for reservations. Interagency Passes can only be used in person, on a first come, first serve basis.
To make a group reservation call 1-877-559-6777 or visit www.recreation.gov
During the winter months we may have to delay opening or close early due to inclement weather. Any notices will be available at 845-229-9115.
Top Cottage - Open May 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017. Closed, November 1, 2017 - April 30, 2018.
The grounds are free and open sunrise to sunset everyday (except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day).
Visitation is highest during the months of July, August and October; lowest in January and February. The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt can only be viewed by guided tour. Tours sell out during peak season and on holiday weekends.
Note: Tours of the FDR Home have an outdoor component. The walk to the Home from the Visitor Center is 1/4 mile long in one direction - all on level ground. Visitors should dress appropriately for all weather conditions, including summer sunshine and heat.