Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site


54 Val-Kill Park Road Hyde Park, NY 12538


(845) 229-9115

Tour the only National Historic Site dedicated to a first lady of the United States, "Val-Kill" was the home of Eleanor Roosevelt from 1945-1962. Here, Franklin and Eleanor entertained friends, state visitors, the press, and their associates.

Free guided tours of Val-Kill Cottage are available every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 31-Oct. 21, 2023. The 30-minute tours begin at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 1:30, 2:30, 3:30 and 4 p.m. and feature three rooms on the first floor of the cottage. Advance registration is not available, and tickets are issued on a first-come, first-served basis at the Stone Cottage Visitors Center. On the property you can stroll throught the Eleanor Roosevelt memorial garden grounds and hiking trails. 

Winner Dutchess Tourism Hospitality Award of Distinction Recipient Doris Mack