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Roosevelt Campobello International Park

459 Highway 774, New Brunswick E5E 1A4, Canada
+1 506-752-2922
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Take your passports and enjoy

If you are coming from Maine, you will need your passport. This was a real highlight experience... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
baywanderer
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San Francisco, California
4 visits in 2 years

Staff is awesome, historical artefacts are not just period correct but authentic to the Roosevelt... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
happycamper896
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St. Stephen, Canada
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Walk in the footsteps of the Roosevelts, visit Franklin's Beloved Island. The Summer Home of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. His 34-room cottage has been preserved as a museum telling the story of his early life before he became President of the United States. Preserved by the U.S. and Canada. Open daily through Canadian Labor Day. Free admission.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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459 Highway 774, New Brunswick E5E 1A4, Canada
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

If you are coming from Maine, you will need your passport. This was a real highlight experience. There is so much history you take in by seeing this site that is not conveyed in a book. We also took a hike in the nearby provincial...More

Thank baywanderer
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Staff is awesome, historical artefacts are not just period correct but authentic to the Roosevelt family.

Thank happycamper896
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited on our way to a wedding in New Brunswick. We only had a few hours to spend there. You could spend days investigating all the trails, taking time to have tea at the local restaurant, etc. I can understand why...More

Thank Brenda L
Reviewed 10 October 2017

They give you a preview movie. Also a nicely done presentation in the museum part of the building. The house has been nicely preserved and the gardens are beautiful. I was told that 99% of the furnishings are original to the house. Their guides inside...More

Thank Donald A
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Even with rain and fog it is worse to go there. The coastal trail shows a special character then. All people care at the museum.

Thank JochenBuhler
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Don’t forget your passport - this is in Canada and on Atlantic time zone. Agree with all the positive reviews. We had a perfect warm blue sky day with beautiful fall foliage. Campobello is like an undiscovered Acadia NP. No crowds in early October. Stay...More

Thank w945106
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Try to hike and visit lighthouses, even though fog and/or rainy weather might limit your ability to do all you want. The gravel carriage trails can be used by bikes or by cars on a rainy day. If you are hiking and visiting lighthouses, be...More

Thank willypickle
Reviewed 2 October 2017

When my wife and I informed my brother that we were taking a vacation to New England and planned to visit Bar Harbor, Maine, along the way, he immediately interjected: "Why not go to Campobello?" He had visited FDR's summer retreat a few years ago...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited The Roosevelt International Park on Campobello Island and the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse at the eastern end of the island one sunny day in September. We watched the movie in the visitor center first, toured the Roosevelt cottage, toured the...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I am a former USNPS employee, so I usually know what to expect, but this far exceeded all expectations. I live nearby, and had visited the island twice before, but this was my first actual time at the International Park. My houseguests and I were...More

Thank lcbs
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Dabo71
13 September 2017|
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Response from Vern M | Property representative |
The best advice is to bring a jacket or a sweater no matter the time of year. Our waters are cold and when the wind shifts the temp can really drop.
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Carolyn T
7 May 2017|
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Response from Vern M | Property representative |
Hello, The Park opens on Saturday before US Memorial Day and the Saturday after Canada's Victoria Day. (This year May 27th.) The Park is scheduled to close the Saturday after US Columbus Day and Canadian Thanksgiving Day... More
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teacher91
13 February 2017|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
Take tea with Eleanor and tour the houses. Total 4 hours. You can spend more time walking if you wish. If you take tea, do the paid tour not the free one. Much better.
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