Upcoming Events

Presidents' Day Weekend

The President James K. Polk Home annually offers half-price admission on Presidents' Day weekend (Saturday- Monday). "Audubon: Nature & Nation," our new temporary exhibition, will be included with admission. Monday's hours will be 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.


Upcoming Exhibits

For more information on upcoming events or exhibits, please call (931) 388-2354.

See the Largest Collection of Polk Artifacts in the Country

Guests to the James K. Polk Home and Museum will enjoy a 30-minute docent-guided tour of the main house and a self-guided tour of the Polk Sisters’ House, gardens, kitchen building, and Polk Presidential Hall.
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Dark Horse Dinner Scheduled for September 21

“40 fat sheep, 40 fine shoats, 6 beeves, 300 pounds fine ham, bread & vegetables without limit, the generous juice of the grape, whisky, & old cognac”

The 1838 feast that launched James K. Polk’s campaign for Governor of Tennessee (described above) is the inspiration for a fundraising dinner to benefit the President James K. Polk Home and Museum.


Current Exhibit

Please call (931) 388-2354 for information regarding Polk Presidential Hall exhibits.


The James K. Polk Home and Museum is located at 301 W. 7th Street in downtown Columbia, TN.

Free parking is available in the lot across 7th Street or along High Street on the east side of the main house.

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