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Open seven days a week, the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum is located on nine acres in Yorba Linda, California, on the original site of President Richard Nixon's birthplace home. We invite you to visit our Permanent Galleries to learn more about the life and times of Richard Nixon. 

In addition to our permanent gallery, the grounds surrounding Richard Nixon's birthplace home and Army One/Marine One helicopter are open for museum visitors during museum operating hours.

Interior tours of both the home and the helicopter may be closed for interior tours due to inclement weather, including rain, wind, and excessive heat. Please contact us on the day of your visit to inquire of their status.

Please note that interior tours of the helicopter are temporarily  suspended while museum staff work to preserve and maintain the interior of the helicopter. This work is crucial in the preservation of this vital piece of history. Thank you for your understanding.

The well-being of our visitors and staff is our top priority, and we have adjusted our visitor experience to meet current health and safety guidelines. Please click HERE to learn more about visiting us!

Use the information below to help you plan your visit to our museum, garden, helicopter, and birthplace.

  • Monday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Tuesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Friday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. 


  • Admission Prices effective February 5, 2024:

    Adults $16
    Seniors (62+) $12
    College/Student  $10
    Retired/Military  $10
    Active Military (with ID) Free 
    Student/Youth   $10
    Children (ages 5-11) $6
    Children (ages 4 and under) Free

     

    Free and Reduced Admission Dates:

    President Richard Nixon’s Birthday (January 9) – Free admission

    First Lady Pat Nixon’s Birthday (March 16) – Free admission

    Presidents Day (Third Monday in February) – Half-Price Admission

    Memorial Day (Last Monday in May) - Free admission only for military veterans

    Veterans Day (November 11) - Free admission only for military veterans

     
    Click HERE to learn more.
  • Location

    Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum 
    18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard 
    Yorba Linda, California   92886

    View a map to the Library

    Driving Directions

    From DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES: Go south on Interstate 5 to Highway 91. Take Highway 91 east to Highway 57. Take Highway 57-North and exit Yorba Linda Boulevard. Head east (turn right) on Yorba Linda Boulevard and proceed to the Museum at 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard.

    From LOS ANGELES AIRPORT (LAX): Take Sepulveda to Interstate 105-East to Interstate 605-South to Highway 91-East to Highway 57-North and exit Yorba Linda Boulevard. Head east (turn right) on Yorba Linda Boulevard and proceed to the Museum at 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard.

    From SAN DIEGO: Go north on Interstate 5 to Highway 57. Take Highway 57-North and exit Yorba Linda Boulevard. Head east (turn right) on Yorba Linda Boulevard and proceed to the Museum at 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard.

    From ANAHEIM: Take Katella Avenue to Highway 57. Take Highway 57-North and exit Yorba Linda Boulevard. Head east (turn right) on Yorba Linda Boulevard and proceed to the Museum at 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard.

    From JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT (SNA): Head north on Highway 55. Merge onto Highway 91 and exit at Imperial Highway. Turn left and go north on Imperial Highway and proceed to Yorba Linda Boulevard. Turn left and proceed to Museum at 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard.

    From RIVERSIDE and SAN BERNARDINO: take Highway 91 to Imperial Highway. Go north on Imperial Highway and proceed to Yorba Linda Boulevard. Turn left and proceed to Museum at 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard.

    Parking

    Visitor parking is free.

    Transportation

    Public Transportation:

    The Library is near the 131, 20, and 26 lines on the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) bus lines; OCTA has trip planners and a system map available.

    Distance from Local Airports

    • From John Wayne Airport (SNA):  20 miles
    • From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX):  41 miles

    Accommodations

    Yorba Linda 

    Country Side Suites
    22677 Oakcrest Cir.
    Phone: 714-921-8688
    (7.15 miles)

    Anaheim Hills

    Best Western
    5710 E. La Palma
    Phone: 714-779-0252
    (2.92 miles)

    Fairfield Inn
    201 North Via Cortez St.
    Phone: (714) 921-1100
    (3.75 miles)

    Fullerton

    Marriott 
    2701 E. Nutwood Ave. (on Cal State Fullerton campus)
    Phone: 714-738-7800
    (4.56 miles)

    Placentia

    Residence Inn by Marriott
    700 W. Kimberly Ave.
    Phone: 714-996-0555
    (5.51 miles)

    Brea

    Embassy Suites
    900 E. Birch (behind the Brea Mall)
    Phone: 714-990-6000
    (5.03 miles)

You can also find out about our exhibitions HERE and find answers to Museum Frequently Asked Questions!