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Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum

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Address: 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd, Yorba Linda, CA 92886-3903
Phone Number: +1 714-993-5075
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The permanent museum galleries at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library...

The permanent museum galleries at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum are currently undergoing a major $15 million renovation.

Due to the renovation, admission to the Nixon Library is half priced.

Tour Richard Nixon's Original Birthplace

Walk through Richard Nixon's original 1910's humble farmhouse birthplace - in the same location where RN's father built it over 100 years ago - with its original furnishings. Experience life in rural Yorba Linda just as RN did.

Climb Aboard Marine One

The glimmering presidential helicopter that took Presidents Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon and Ford to all corners of the globe. A rare glimpse into history unlike any other!

The Katherine B. Loker Center and White House East Room

The Nixon Library features an exact replica of the White House East Room, the largest room in the Executive Mansion. We invite you to join the millions of guests who have experienced its beauty and timeless elegance.

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Nixon Library

Was disappointed that most of the exhibits were closed due to construction and Rennovation. Won't be there when it reopens. V

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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O'Fallon, Illinois
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O'Fallon, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was disappointed that most of the exhibits were closed due to construction and Rennovation. Won't be there when it reopens. V

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San Diego, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I surely didn't get my money's worth. First, online info says it's free and then, I have to pay admission. Second, online info doesn't say anything about a remodel either, so 2/3ds of it isn't available for viewing - ! When I asked to see the presidential limo, I'm told it's not there and they don't know where it went... More 

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Westerville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Currently the museum is undergoing a significant renovation to bring it up to contemporary museum standards. However, the grounds, the Nixon birthplace and the presidential helicopter are still open and worth a visit.

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Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Richard Nixon Library is currently undergoing renovation that is expected to be finished in October 2016. I'm sure the museum will be amazing when it opens, but it is currently closed. Right now, what you can see are the gardens, Richard Nixon's birthplace home, and the Presidential Helicopter. Of those, they are all fabulous! The house contains actual objects... More 

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Diamond Bar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a Presidential Library worth your visit. It displays so much of the history of that era that I had forgotten and would be a great experience for younger people since history is such a hit-and-miss subject in our schools. (I am an educator) There was much good that President Nixon and Lady Bird accomplished. I especially enjoyed learning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This library gives a good overview of Nixon's presidency. It includes the good and the bad moments. His boyhood home is also located on the property along with his grave. Go early and take your time going through the exhibits.

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Malvern, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a youngster during the Watergate scandal in the early 70s, most of the news one heard of Nixon was very negative. However, through reading and a visit to this beautiful library and museum, one can really learn about Nixon's tremendous contributions to history. The grounds are wonderfully maintained, and walking through the actual home (and location) of his birth... More 

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Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

The museum was under renovation when I saw it. They reduced the admission price to just $6 because most things are closed. It was definitely worth this admission price. The movie is good, about thirty minutes in length. Make sure you see the grave site, the rose garden, walk in his birthplace with a guide, and visit the presidential helicopter... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Time taken to tour this library will be a good use of your time. The helicopter Nixon flew out on is here. This is where Nixon and his wife are buried. His boyhood home is here.

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Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

On a spur of the moment, I decided to head over to the Presidential Library and Museum. What a wonderful surprise! I spoke with some of the docents there, learned a lot about President Nixon through the docents, as well as through the film they invite you to watch. President Nixon was quite the man's man, as well as an... More 

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