Notice: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Effective May 31, 2022, the Research Room will be open with limited capacity and by appointment only. Please click HERE to learn about our current hours and health and safety guidelines.   

Information about visiting the Museum is located HERE.  Please check our website or for updates on our operating hours and status. 

Research Resources

President Nixon and the Apollo 13 Astronauts, 4/18/1970

Notice to NARA Researchers and FOIA Requesters

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of our staff.  As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgment as well as a substantive response to your reference or FOIA request or appeal.  We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.  Read more on how NARA is addressing COVID-19 (coronavirus)


The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum is home to approximately 46 million pages of documents, and 3,700 hours of recorded Presidential conversations known as the “White House Tapes”, 4,000 separate recordings of broadcast video, nearly 4,500 audio recordings, 300,000 still photographs, 2 million feet of film, and more than 35,000 State and Public Gifts.

Exploring the main menu toolbar on our website is a great way to learn about the wide array of materials, services, opportunities, and events available to in-person and virtual visitors!


Looking to do research in our archive? Our Guide to Holdings is a great place to start. It contains descriptions and links to finding aids for hundreds of collections and series.

Our Reference webpage has a variety of useful links to resources like a research bibliography, Medal of Honor ceremonies virtual gallery, National Security Memoranda, the Pentagon Papers, Grand Jury Records, and more.

Find out about how to Order Copies of textual and audiovisual materials, answers to Frequently Asked Questions, and more in the menu options available under the Research tab.

The President 

Learn about the life and times of the 37th President of the United States on the President Nixon webpage. Additional links under The President tab in the main toolbar will take you to information about President Nixon's Executive Orders, the President's Daily Diary, a Photo Gallery of some of the most-frequently requested images.

About Us

Information about who we are and how to contact us is on our About Us webpage.


Want to know about the museum galleries and special exhibitions? You can also look for answers to Frequently Asked Questions.


Where to find out about free Education school tours as well as resources for Teachers and Students.

Public Programs

We have a free Sunday Concert Series with something for everyone.

About Us

Information about who we are and how to contact us is on our About Us webpage. You will also find out about our website Terms and Conditions, general Nixon Library News & Events, and how to Join Us as a docent, intern, or volunteer.


Start on our Visit webpage to find answers about visiting our museum or archive research room.