The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum                                                                                        


40 Presidential Drive                                                                  

Simi Valley, CA  93065

(800) 410-8354


Significant Dates

Ground breaking              November 21, 1988

Dedication                      Novermber 4, 1991


Original Building

General Contractor          Peck/Jones, Los Angeles, CA

$57 million total

Fundraising and



Ventura County:             Simi Valley/Thousand Oaks, CA

Site:                            29 acre campus on 100 acres

Donated by:                  Blakeley-Swartz development partnership



Museum hours               10am-5pm Monday-Sunday

Closed:                         Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day

Museum admission         $15.00 - Adults, age 16 to 61

$12.00 - Senior citizens, 62 and over

$9.00 – Children, 11-17

Free - Children, under 11

Research Room:             Open Monday-Friday, 9:00am–5:00pm

                                   Closed on Federal holidays


Library Holdings

Records/Papers               63.6 million pages (25,677 feet)


670,000 feet of motion picture film

20,500 video tapes

25,500 audio recordings

Gifts/Artifacts                 62,317 objects

Printed Material              16,000 volumes of books

58,000 serials and other items


Storage Conditions

                                      and motion picture film prints

                                      general conservation and earthquake protection


Library Operations

The Library is a federal government historical research facility and public museum.  It is one of twelve presidential libraries and one presidential project operated and maintained by the National Archives and Records Administration.


The Library shares the campus space with the offices of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation.