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Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum

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Address: 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd., Yorba Linda, CA 92686
Phone Number: +1 714-993-5075
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Description: The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum is a walk-through memoir...
The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum is a walk-through memoir that chronicles the life and career of America's 37th President. The grounds feature 22 Presidential Museum galleries, the faithfully restored home where the President was born and raised, the magnificent full-sized replica of the White House East Room, the 6-ton Marine One helicopter used by Presidents Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon and Ford, and the flower-ringed memorial sites of President and Mrs. Nixon.The Nixon Foundation's year-round programming brings to the Library national policy conferences, patriotic celebrations and observances, educational student forums, and the acclaimed "In the Arena" speaker series which features high ranking government officials, bestselling authors and today's top political commentators.
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My second visit to the museum, first to his house

The museum is laid out very well, and you can spend as much or as little time as you wish. The periods of history are well marked so you know exactly what you are viewing. Very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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east greenwich, rhode island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The museum is laid out very well, and you can spend as much or as little time as you wish. The periods of history are well marked so you know exactly what you are viewing. Very well done and thought out. Don't forget to walk the gardens, see where Pat and Richard Nixon are buried and take the time to... More 

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Placentia, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Okay, so I live locally so I have the luxury of going throughout the year on one of their 'free' days - Nixon's birthday, Memorial day to name a few. It's not that I wouldn't pay for it, it's just that I love a bargain and who doesn't like something for free! Be prepared to spend several hours here, there... More 

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Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

As a president prior to Watergate, he was a competent president. He could have and should have ended Vietnam during his first term. Watergate scarred any of the accomplishments he achieved prior to the scandal. Following his resignation, his world wide achievements were excellent. The library and birthplace were excellent exhibits and I enjoyed visiting the gravesite of his and... More 

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Slidell, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the museum. His home was very interesting as well. Plenty of interesting artifacts.

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Sun City, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

My trip to the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum was a most pleasant surprise. I remember Watergate and the President who resigned in disgrace - I had forgotten the man who had dedicated his life to public service and had made remarkable strides in International Affairs that still benefit our country. The library did a wonderful job of presenting... More 

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Trabuco Canyon, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We visited on a Sunday afternoon and it was almost empty. This is a great time to visit. Exhibits are interesting and worth visiting for a couple hours.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I enjoy Presidential Libraries (this was my 4th), and thought that the Nixon library was well done! I enjoyed the movie which started the day and explained much more about Nixon and his politics and political career than I knew, enjoyed the exhibits, enjoyed seeing the home he was born in (built by his father), his helicopter, and the beautiful... More 

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Vonore, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I am a bit of a Presidential junkie in that I have read biographies on all of the U.S. Presidents, visited many of their former homes and also have visited 8 of the 13 Presidential libraries. There are many positive things to say about the Nixon Library. First, his childhood home is on the grounds, in the same location as... More 

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Duesseldorf, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We visited the library in April 2015, and had a wonderful time. The library is small, but has a good representation of Nixon's life. It is particularly unique in that it bookends his life: the house in which he was born is there (original location), as well as his grave. The house was interesting as it is very well preserved... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I enjoyed my visit. The displays were informative and reminded me of actions taken and forgotten facts obliterated by the Watergate Scandal. His beginnings were humble, his accomplishments from such beginnings were monumental. Like Nixon or not, see this Library with an open mind, and you will see a country's and a man's brilliance conception, what free men do when... More 

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