weather noticeDue to the winter storm warning issued for the Hudson Valley for Thursday, November 26th, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum, as well as the Home of FDR National Historic Site will have a delayed opening scheduled for 11:00 a.m. 

Any decision to extend the delay further or to close the site entirely will be made November 26th no later than 9:00 a.m. Please dial the Library's weather line at (845) 486-7777 or (845) 486-1143 after 9:00 a.m. to determine the Library's status.


Museum hours are:

  • 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., November through March
  • 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., April through October
  • Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day
Research Room Holiday Season Hours: 
Thanksgiving Day (November 27) - Closed
Christmas Eve (December 24) - 8:45-2:00
Christmas Day (December 25) - Closed
New Year's Eve (December 31) - 8:45-500
New Year's Day (January 1) - Closed

The Research Room of the Library is open from 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and is closed on all National Holidays.

The New Deal Museum Store, located in the Henry A. Wallace Center, is open daily and closes thirty minutes after the Museum.


The FDR Presidential Library and Museum and the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt (operated by the National Park Service) offer an $18.00 joint admission ticket (effective October 1, 2013). The Home tour is guided by a park ranger and the Library tour is self guided. These tickets are valid for 2 days.

A ticket to visit only the Presidential Library and Museum is available for $9.00 (effective October 1, 2013).

The Library offers a special senior rate of $6.00 (effective October 1, 2013) for visitors age 62 or over.

Children 15 and under are always free.

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

Tickets and visitor information are available in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center located next to the Library.

There is no charge for conducting research in the FDR Library research room. Please see Plan a Research Visit for information about using the Archives.

For additional information call 1 (800) FDR-VISIT or 1 (800) 337-8474.

Group Arrangements

For group arrangements and information on the Roosevelt Home, Val-Kill, and the Vanderbilt Mansion call
1 (877) 444-6777 or visit the National Park Service online.

For information on planning school field trips, please see Plan a Field Trip.

Local Amenities, Dining and Accommodations

Visit Dutchess County Tourism for information about local amenities, dining and accommodations.

For additional information call 1 (800)  FDR-VISIT or 1 (800) 337-8474.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
4079 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, New York 12538