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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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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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Family Visit to Nixon Library

I took my family to this Library. I had never been to a Presidential Library before. The reason I went here is because Triple A rated it a gem. I have never been disjointedness... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Mountain View, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took my family to this Library. I had never been to a Presidential Library before. The reason I went here is because Triple A rated it a gem. I have never been disjointedness with a gem rating before. We went Saturday the 26th on November. It was pretty quite. I could look/use any attraction that I wanted too with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Only in the last few years have I taken an interest in presidential libraries and have visited 4. All of them have been interesting reminders of the times we lived in and the problems they faced - socially, economically, politically and internationally. The Nixon library recently underwent a major renovation that greatly improved the library. They added a replica of... More 

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Manteca, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm old enough to clearly remember the sixties and watergate. As a high schooler I worked for Eugene McCarthy. I voted for McGovern the first time I was old enough. Still, I had visited the Regan library and enjoyed it although I was not a fan of his either. So, Given a free morning in the area, I spent 2... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another great Presidential Library. Very well done and informative. Did not gloss over the Watergate scandal. Very good timeline on the events that led to the resignation. Many videos and displays highlighting his achievements, which were many. This is definitely a must see

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Woodbridge, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been very young when Nixon was President, I remember seeing him on TV and the things that were said about him at the time. Therefore I had one impression of him which wasn't negative or positive just a little skeptical of him. After visiting here I have a new impression of Nixon. The experience here showed Nixon as totally... More 

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Palestine, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a patriotic concert in an impressive indoor venue. The museum itself is a well balanced and fair review of the president's term in office that educated and entertained on the life of a significant president and presidency. The museum doesn't shy away from Watergate, to its credit and integrity. The Marine One helicopter and the period limousine were excellent.... More 

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Sioux City, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I understand that the Museum recently reopened with new exhibits and they are well done. Great review of the years during the Nixon Presidency. and nothing really glossed over. Busy day as it was Veterans Day and judging by the crowd and their reactions, the Museum was a hit for them also. Not a bad drive from L.A. and I... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was a well balanced and fair review of the president's term in office showing both the highs and lows. Got to know more about Nixon the man, politician and elder statesman. Being able to go inside Marine copter one was a real treat, the same one he used when he left the White House after his resignation.

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Sioux City, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here on Veteran's Day and had the added treat of a program with music and speakers. The Museum is well done and covers the positives and negatives of R.M.Nixon and his life. Ended up spending over 3 hours and will have to return again, Interesting to compare his time in office with what is going on today both here... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A 15 minute video serves as a prelude to entry into the Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library. The video tells it like it is and calls the hard shots from the outset. We understood that the Library had recently been redone and that it showed Mr. Nixon "warts and all" but this was beyond expectation. VERY WELL DONE and definitely... More 

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