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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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The Libary is a informative and very well done, whether you're a fan of Nixon or not.

Well worth your time to visit. I highly recommend, and you won't be disappointed. The history and life on President Nixon, not to mention the many unseen family photos is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Alexandria VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Well worth your time to visit. I highly recommend, and you won't be disappointed. The history and life on President Nixon, not to mention the many unseen family photos is amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The museum will be going under renovation to a more hands exhibits so some of the current exhibits may not be reused. The docent tours done throughout the day are excellent as well as the film were not only informative about the past but also the present regarding the destruction of documents, the law and it's relation to current events... More 

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Honolulu
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208 reviews 208 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The Nixon Library and Birthplace is a must visit for anyone who remembers or wants to learn about President Nixon. For most Americans (me included) the shroud of Watergate emerges in any memory of Richard Nixon. It is probably for this reason that I had kind of a lack of enthusiasm or almost melancholy feeling walking into the large austere... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

We spent two hours touring and could have stayed longer. The highlight was the home in which Richard Nixon was born. I enjoyed learning about his childhood and the many adults who played a role in his life. The film overview was well done and a good place to start your tour. The reproductions of rooms from the White House... More 

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We found the library and displays more engaging than we imagined, and we stayed longer exploring than we had planned. The most intriguing display consisted of life-size statues of world leaders with whom Nixon met during his peace initiatives. Statues were positioned around a room, making it possible to walk among groups of them, such as Churchill, Adenauer, and De... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We toured the Nixon Library & Museum on February 13, 2015. It was a very interesting and informative experience. We intended to arrive closer to opening time (10:00 am), but didn’t arrive until 11:45 am. We had read reviews that recommended signing up for a tour guide, which we intended to do. But, the next guide wasn’t available until 1:00... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

This is the 6th of the 13 Presidential Libraries/Museums we have visited. Our clear favorite is the Reagan one, but this is in the next tier, along with the JFK one. It also contains beautiful gardens, the birthplace of President Nixon, and the final resting place of Nixon and his wife, Pat. The museum is thorough. It covers all phases... More 

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Pocatello, Idaho
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Went with my in-laws, and as interesting as it was, it was also extremely boring. The only spot I personally found interesting was the garden. The garden was absolutely beautiful.

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Yorba Linda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This Library has it all..... Wonderful displays, East Room copied from the White House, knowledgeable docents, lovely gift shop, Rose Garden and plenty of FREE parking. The area is surrounded by many choices of eating establishments to compliment everyone's budget.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This weekend my husband and I toured the Nixon Library and Museum. What a great time and so much information. Take your time and enjoy. Make sure to get out side and see the helicopter and family home. So worth the drive and the people who work there are so knowledgeable and friendly. We have just started to do these... More 

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