Museums

Reagan and Thatcher: The Friendship that Changed the World

Hi! I am thrilled to once again share with you what is happening at the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California. As the United States and the United Kingdom share a special relationship, so did President Ronald Reagan and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.   At the crux of their relationship was a deep commitment […]

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Love it: An American Christmas

Reagan Library guests enjoy a tour through their indoor exhibit featuring 25 trees decorated to celebrate the defining moments of America’s road to greatness, from the Revolutionary Era to today. Each tree reflects the life and times of American society and culture during each decade between 1770 and 2010 and beyond, thus tracing the evolution of America. Through the use of lights, ornaments and decorations, each tree becomes its own piece of magnificent art. Also on display is a collection of beautiful gifts hat were given to President Reagan during his tenure in the White House.

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Holiday Lights Debut at the Reagan Library!

The Great American Christmas: Holiday Lights at the Reagan Library runs nightly from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. until December 31, 2018, closed only on December 24, and December 25. As this is an outdoor walking tour, the main Reagan Museum, Air Force One Pavilion and Christmas Tree exhibit will be closed. Holiday Lights will […]

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Pompeii: Behind the Scenes

As promised yesterday, here is a fun behind the scenes from the press preview of Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum‘s POMPEII Exhibition.    Several members of the curatorial team from the National Archaeological Museum of Naples setup a display of gladiator helmets: Setting up the Gladiator Helmet Exhibit. (c) The Joyous Living. Encasing the Gladiator Helmet Exhibit. (c) […]

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A Beautiful 2018 American Debut of POMPEII

Around mid-morning on August 24, 79 A.D., Mount Vesuvius erupted. Molten rock and pumice were expelled from the volcano at a rate of 1.5 million tons per second. Rocks and volcanic ash filled the atmosphere, turning day into night. Within 24 hours, the Roman city of Pompeii lay destroyed – and perfectly preserved – under […]

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