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The Richard Nixon Library & 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 The Richard Nixon Library & 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. Make The Richard Nixon Library & Museum part of your personalized Yorba Linda itinerary using our Yorba Linda family vacation planner.
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  • I'm old enough to remember Watergate. The large display was extremely informative and interesting. Sadly, most of us remember him only for Watergate so I was very surprised to see how much good he rea...  more »
  • 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 befor...  more »
  • 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 - soc...  more »
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  • Loved this presidential library. I spent probably between 4 and 5 hours there reading all the descriptions and listening to the videos. It is interesting to see how Nixon went from the most powerful office in the world to disgrace. He ended up reckoning his mistakes several years after he was impeached, which I think shows some character. I don't admire him at all, but I give credit to those who recognize their mistakes however serious their past actions
  • Amazingly renovated Nixon Library, with interactive displays, numerous screens projecting documentaries, comprehensive timeline of Watergate, touching display of Love Letters between Pat and Richard throughout their 53-years of marriage... I saw visitors watching the historical videos with tears in their eyes...
  • Top notch archive. The museum is a contested space: Its Watergate exhibit is curated by the National Archives, while the rest of the exhibits are curated by the Nixon Foundation. The Watergate exhibit is more about presenting what happened, while the rest of the museum is about making Nixon appear to be a great statesman. The grounds are small and attractive and can be rented out to various people, but the spectacle of people get married at the birthplace and resting ground of a disgraced President just adds to the weirdness of the place.
  • It's a beautiful place. I visited there for 4 hours today with my family. You can add my wechat: wyaneq.
  • Very nice museum. Most exhibits are closed for renovation. Birth place, helicopter and beautiful grounds are open. Looking forward to coming back in October 2016 for grand re-opening.