Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, Yorba Linda

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See the birthplace and final resting place of America’s 37th president, along with extensive documentation on his life and presidency, at Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. Walk through the grounds and tour the 22 presidential museum galleries. Learn more about Nixon’s presidency from the archives, containing 46 million pages of White House records from his inauguration in 1969 to his resignation in 1974. Step into the full-size replica of the White House East Room. To get a feel for the formative years of the late president, head out back to explore the restored home where Nixon was born and raised. Don’t forget to see the Marine One presidential helicopter, which was used by presidents Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford. You also can visit the burial place and memorial site for Nixon and his wife, Pat. Our Yorba Linda online trip planner makes visiting Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum and other Yorba Linda attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Richard M. Nixon is a much under estimated man. His cover-up of the Wastergate burglars destroyed his presidency. Many people still can't work out whaat the fuss was about. This library and museum...  more »
  • Fun times and great history lesson! The staff were very helpful and informative. It wasn’t busy at all and lots of time. Took us about 3 hours.  more »
  • I very much enjoyed this Presidential Library. I appreciated the fact that the Curators attempted to present a balanced view of Richard Nixon, and even devoted an entire gallery to the Watergate scandal. Nixon's birthplace house, and Presidential helicopter are also interesting exhibits. Well worth a visit.
  • For me, this is one of the more interesting of the presidential libraries. But then again, for better or worse, Nixon was one of the more interesting presidents. The museum has the normal things that a presidential library museum has, but it was built on the grounds of his birthplace, which is one of the highlights of the compound. However, to me, the most exciting piece on the grounds is he helicopter that was Marine One on the day that Nixon left the White House. While you can't take photos inside, you can take one standing at the top of the stairs flashing the victory sign like he did the final time that he boarded it.

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