Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace in Yorba Linda, California
Discover the life and times of the 37th President of Unites States, Richard Nixon, a Yorba Linda, California native. The Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace is located only five miles from Ayres Suites Yorba Linda. Discover nine acres teeming with beautiful rose bushes, palms, and flowering trees. The Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace grounds also host concerts and special events that are open to the public. The Ayres Suites Yorba Linda is pleased to offer comfortable accommodations for special events held at the Nixon Library such as weddings or retreats at the Nixon Library. Call us for special group rates!
Richard Nixon Library
The Richard Nixon Library boasts an impressive collection of presidential materials, including 2,636 hours of the Nixon White House Tapes, photographs, films, audio recordings, textual files and even presidential gifts. Also on display is the impressive Army One helicopter which has been restored to its original grandeur when it was used by President Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon and Ford. The 16-seat helicopter retired from service in 1976 and was installed on the library grounds in 2006.
Richard Nixon Museum
A tour of the Richard Nixon Museum is a step back in time. Start your visit at the auditorium featuring campaign films, news footage and Nixon television appearances. The museum exhibits feature over 50,000 pages of documents that were inherited by the federal government in 2007. Permanent museum exhibit highlights include a 1967 Lincoln Continental limousine, reconstruction of Nixon's post-president office, and a replica of the Lincoln Sitting Room.
Richard Nixon Birthplace
Richard Nixon was born in Yorba Linda, California on January 9, 1913. The family built and lived in the 1.5 story house until 1922. It passed through a variety of owners and was even an elementary school until Nixon's birthplace was deemed a historic site by Yorba Linda in 1959. Docent-led tours are available. On the tour, visitors will come face to face with artifacts and materials that once belonged to the Nixon family.
For more information on the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace, please visit www.nixonlibrary.gov.