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Founded by Herbert Hoover in 1919, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives are dedicated to documenting war, revolution, and peace in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. With nearly one million volumes and more than six thousand archival collections from 171 countries, Hoover supports a vibrant community of scholars and a broad public interested in the meaning and role of history.

 

Library & Archives
Reading Room

434 Galvez Mall,
Stanford, CA 94305
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(650)723-3563

 

HERBERT HOOVER
MEMORIAL EXHIBIT PAVILION

550 Serra Mall,
Stanford, CA 94305
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(650)723-3666

Hoover Tower
Observation Deck

550 Serra Mall,
Stanford, CA 94305
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(650)723-3563

 

 
Hours of Operation    
Library & Archives Reading Room Monday - Friday 08:15 AM - 04:45 PM
Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibit Pavilion Tuesday - Saturday 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Hoover Tower Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 AM - 03:30 PM
 

Holiday Hours: The Hoover Institution observes most federal holidays. We are however open during university spring break, summer and winter breaks. For more information on specific days please call the office of interest above.

 

Current Exhibition

May. 24, 2018 to Spring 2019 / Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibit Pavilion

Unable to Visit? View our digital collections

German poster of computer cards in the shape of a hand pointing at a man