The Festival of Holiday Trees

FROM AROUND THE WORLD NOW THROUGH JANUARY 2 Beautifully decorated by our Docent Guild and positioned throughout the Library, these spectacular trees represent the holiday customs of 22 countries. Plus, a special tree dedicated to Abraham Lincoln.

Ending the Draft: The Dawn of the All-Volunteer Force


THURSDAY ★ JANUARY 19 ★ 1 PM ★ FREE EVENT ADMISSION FREE EVENT ADMISSION A special program on how President Nixon ended the draft, made substantive changes to the organization and culture of the U.S. military, and set it on course to become the most elite fighting force in the world.

Celebrate Presidents Day

Meet the Presidents Washington, Lincoln, Jefferson and Roosevelt! MONDAY ★ FEBRUARY 20 ★ FREE ADMISSION ALL DAY ★ 10 AM – 5 PM – Bring the entire family (and your camera) to meet a Mount Rushmore of Presidents. ★ 1:30 PM – A special presentation on America’s Presidents in the East Room. FREE! Cherry Pie […]

The Peaceful Desegregation of Southern Schools

Richard Nixon and George Shultz

WEDNESDAY ★ FEBRUARY 1 ★ 9:30 AM ★ HOOVER INSTITUTION, STANFORD UNIVERSITY FEATURING SEC. GEORGE P. SHULTZ ★ FREE EVENT ADMISSION A special program exploring the actions President Nixon took to end segregation in the nation’s schools and peacefully achieve his goal for a more just society. Gerard Alexander Dr. Alexander is an associate professor […]

The 2011 Holiday Festival of Trains


Friday ? November 18, 2011 – Monday ? January 2, 2012 Welcome the Season with Bells and Whistles The playful holiday exhibit at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library will take visitors on a magical journey of miniature trains, chugging through breathtaking landscapes including snow covered mountain passes, Santa’s Village, the Roaring 20’s, a Wild West […]