Planning Your Visit
The Clinton Presidential Center welcomes all visitors, tour groups, and school groups to enjoy the Center’s 20,000 square feet of museum exhibit space, lush 30 acre park, restaurant, Clinton Museum Store, and much more.
An American Presidency Daily Tours
Every day we offer three free tours to the public with paid admission. No reservations are required for these tours. They take place at 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 p.m. Tours usually last one hour.
The Center has been structured for self-guided tours so individual reservations are not necessary. A special hour-long audio tour narrated by President Clinton is available for just $3. Preview excerpts from the audio tour can be found throughout the Museum Guide. Additionally, volunteers are stationed throughout the Library to answer any questions you may have during your visit.
Ideas Matter Youth Scavenger Hunt
Ideas Matter is a special self-guided tour for young leaders of tomorrow. A custom-designed Ideas Matter Guidebook leads users (grades 4-8) through the Library’s exhibits and helps them learn about America’s achievements during President Clinton’s time in office. Children will search for a series of gold coins imprinted with an eagle, which are scattered throughout the Library. This is a fun alternative for children, and it can be picked up for free behind the Special Services desk after admission.
For groups of 20 or more, a group rate is available with a reservation. To make a reservation, fill out our online reservation form or call Volunteer and Visitor Services at (501)748-0419 or (501)370-5050.
School Group Visit
All student tours are scheduled Monday through Friday at 9:15 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m.
School group and home school groups are free with a reservation. To make a reservation for a school group, fill out our online reservation form or call Volunteer and Visitor Services at (501) 748-0419 or (501) 370-5050. For transportation grant information for schools, please contact Joyce Willis at (501) 748-0472.
Fast Facts Tour (All Ages)
A Fast Fact Tour hits the highlights of the Library in a timely manner. Students will be led through the Library to different stations where they will hear about the various exhibits. This tour is for groups 20 or more. After this tour, groups are welcome to stay and explore the exhibits on their own.
Student Presidential Tour (Fifth - Twelfth Grades)
“The Student Presidential Tour” is docent led and includes the orientation film, a tour of the “Oval Office,” “Cabinet Room,” “Life in the White House” and the current temporary exhibit. This tour is designed to be grade level specific and lasts for an hour and 15 minutes.
Mini Presidential Tour (First - Fourth Grades)
The “Mini Presidential Tour” is docent led and includes tours of the “Oval Office,”“Life in the White House” and the current temporary exhibit. This tour is grade level specific and lasts for 45 minutes.
Ideas Matter Tour: A Special Tour for the Leaders of Tomorrow (Fourth - Fifth Grades)
"Ideas Matter" is a docent-led tour that challenges young leaders to think about the ideas and qualities that have been important to President Clinton throughout his life. A custom designed "Ideas Matter" guidebook complements the tour and helps students learn about America's achievements during President Clinton's time in office. This tour will last an hour and 15 minutes.
Best of Both Worlds Tour (Pre-K - Twelfth Grades)
The Clinton Center and Heifer Village Partnership
This partnership allows students of all grades to tour the sites of two first-class, international nonprofit organizations located in Little Rock. This visit will include tours of the Clinton Center and Heifer Village - two buildings that have attained LEED Platinum Certification. It is designed to be grade level specific and will last up to two-and-a-half hours.
Little Rock Nine and Congressional Gold Medal Tour (Ninth - Twelfth Grades)
The Clinton Center and Little Rock Central High National Historic Site Partnership
This joint program combines tours of the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site and the Clinton Center to explore the significance of the Little Rock Nine, the impact their actions had on America and the inspiration they gave to President Clinton. A special highlight of the tour at the Clinton Center includes viewing one of the Little Rock Nine's Congressional Gold Medals. This tour, including both locations, will last approximately three hours.
Object-Based Learning Programs (Pre-K - Second Grade)
Object-based learning programs create an educational atmosphere in which objects become central to the lesson. These programs are designed for students in pre-k through second grade. Special objects and artifacts will be available for the students to touch and hold, providing them with multiple ways to connect their minds with the subject matter. Each program will include classroom activities and a tour of the exhibits and will last an hour and 15 minutes.
Coin Collecting and Campaign Buttons
August 20, 2012 - November 16, 2012
President Clinton's collection includes an impressive number of military coins and campaign buttons. Students will view and touch replica military challenge coins and actual campaign buttons from the 1992 and 1996 presidential campaigns. Following the classroom activity, students will tour the exhibit and will find the military challenge coins and campaign buttons on display. The docent-led tour also includes the "Oval Office, "Life in the White House" and the current temporary exhibit.
Holidays at the White House
November 26, 2012 - March 15, 2013
Each year, the White House hosts many events that celebrate our nation's diversity. Students will learn more about these holiday traditions by viewing and touching the types of objects that are used during these celebrations. Following the classroom activity, the students will find similar artifacts in the permanent exhibit, "Life in the White House." The docent-led tour also includes the "Oval Office" and the current temporary exhibit.
March 25, 2013 - May 24, 2013
Why is the bald eagle a national symbol of this great nation? Why are there 50 stars on the U.S. flag? Bring your students to the Clinton Center to learn these answers and much more. Students will be introduced to national symbols through a hands-on classroom activity. Following the classroom activity, students will find national symbols -- the bald eagle, the American flag, the Presidential Seal, the Statue of Liberty, the White House -- while exploring the permanent exhibit. The docent-led tour also includes the "Oval Office," "Life in the White House" and the current temporary exhibit.
June 10, 2013 - August 6, 2013
Students will learn about the beloved pets that have lived in the White House. Students will be introduced to presidential pets with a storytelling session of "President Adams' Alligator." Following the classroom activity, students will locate some of the animals that were mentioned in "President Adams' Alligator" throughout the permanent exhibit, "Life in the White House." The docent-led tour also includes the "Oval Office" and the current temporary exhibit.