The Museum is open seven days a week.
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!
Currently on Display:
Captured: Shot Down In Vietnam is now open at the Nixon Library and is only open for a limited time. Click HERE to learn more about this fascinating special exhibition.
The Museum is open for viewing the Gardens, “The President and the Planet: Richard Nixon and the Environment” outdoor exhibition, “Evening the Odds: Women Leading the Way”, an exhibition on the legacy of the Nixon administration’s efforts to advance women in athletics, politics, and business, and the permanent museum galleries featuring 21 areas that explore the life and times of the 37th President of the United States.
Other features include Theater 37, the Presidential Classroom/Cabinet Room, and the exterior of the Presidential Helicopter (tour hours may vary).
The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum is located on nine acres in Yorba Linda, California on the site of President Nixon's birthplace.
The permanent galleries reopened to the public on October 14, 2016. In addition to these newly opened galleries, the grounds include President Nixon's Helicopter and Birthplace. The Helicopter and Birthplace may be closed due to inclement weather, including rain, wind, and excessive heat. Please contact us on the day of your visit to inquire of their status.
Use the information below to help you plan your visit to our museum, garden, helicopter, and birthplace.
Hours of Operation:
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 May 24, 2023. Admission includes the Captured: Shot Down in Vietnam special exhibition:
Adults $28 Seniors (62+) $24 College/Student $22 Retired/Military $22 Active Military (with ID) Free Student/Youth $22 Children (ages 5-11) $18 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 veteransClick HERE to learn more.
Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard
Yorba Linda, California 92886
View a map to the Library
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.
Visitor parking is free.
Distance from Local Airports
- From John Wayne Airport (SNA): 20 miles
- From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX): 41 miles
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