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Museum
“The first presidential library was planned and designed by Roosevelt in the Dutch Colonial style and houses his official papers, books, and other memorabilia, as well as the papers of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. The library’s study was the scene of several of the president’s popular “fireside chats.” It remains as it was when FDR used it during his third and fourth terms. Museum exhibits focus on all aspects of FDR’s life, from his boyhood through his presidency, including the desk he used in the Oval Office, and his 1936 Ford Phaeton. Additional exhibits trace the life and accomplishments of Eleanor Roosevelt. ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Library
“Full service library with a variety of children's activities. Features changing art exhibits by area artists. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Library
“I love our Library!! Open 7 days, helpful staff, so many programs, wonderful speakers and exhibits, computers, Wifi, and many many books!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Library
“The Akin Free Library is an eclectic destination with a town museum in the top floor and a taxidermy and oddity museum in the basement. Anyone looking for a good distraction on a rainy day should check it out. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Library
“Great place to stop and check-out some books if you are here for a month (winter only) or a week. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Library
“All the libraries in the area, including those in Hyde Park, Rhinebeck and Rhinecliff are worth a visit, but our favorite is Staatsburg's.”
  • 1 local recommends
Library
“Our local library also has the best librarians in the world, live music, exercise classes and other events.”
  • 1 local recommends
Museum
“History at it's finest. go to the FDR Home in Hyde Park and shuttle to the site of the famous hot dog picnic as FDR entertained the Queen and King of England”
  • 1 local recommends
Library
  • 1 local recommends