With its eminent scholars and world-renowned Library and Archives, the Hoover Institution is a public policy think tank that seeks to improve the human condition by advancing ideas that promote economic opportunity and prosperity, while securing and safeguarding peace for America and all mankind.
A Message from the Director
For an in-depth discussion with Condoleezza Rice on Hoover’s mission in the twenty-first century, the role of think tanks in crafting public policy, her views about the current geopolitical situation regarding Russia and China, and her personal thoughts about the national conversation currently under way in the United States about racial relations and how we look back at the country’s founding and history, read the full interview here.
434 Galvez Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6003
Hoover Institution in Washington
The Johnson Center
1399 New York Avenue NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005
Maps, Directions, and Parking
From Highway 101 North and South:
Driving: Take the Embarcadero Road exit west toward Stanford. At El Camino Real, Embarcadero turns into Galvez Street as it enters the Stanford campus. Stay in the left lane through two roundabouts and continue toward the center of campus. Drive past Memorial Way. The Hoover Institution is at the southwest corner of Galvez Street and Serra Street.
From Highway 280 North and South:
Driving: Exit Sand Hill Road east toward Stanford. Continue east past Juniper Serra Blvd, turning right on Stock Farm Road. Make a left onto Campus Drive and follow it past the Medical Center and across Palm Drive. Enter the roundabout and turn right onto Galvez Street. Drive past Memorial Way. The Hoover Institution is at the southwest corner of Galvez Street and Serra Street.
Stanford parking/campus map
Permit parking is generally monitored Monday–Friday, 6am–4pm and metered parking is monitored Monday–Friday, 8am–4pm.