The 20th year of Polk Academy summer history camp will include two one-week sessions: June 26-30 and July 17-21. Children who have just completed grades 3, 4, and 5 are eligible to attend. Enrollment is full for the June week, but we are still accepting campers for the July week.
Polk Home director John Holtzapple will present the free public program "Summer Road Trip: James K. Polk's 1847 Tour of the Northeast" at 7 p.m. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church adjacent to the Polk Sisters' House.
For more information on upcoming events or exhibits, please call (931) 388-2354.
Presidents' Day Weekend
When: February 18, 2017 – February 20, 2017 Location: President James K. Polk Home and Museum
The President James K. Polk Home and Museum annually offers half-price admission on Presidents' Day weekend (Saturday- Monday). On Saturday and Monday, the site is open from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The Sunday hours are 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.
The Polk Home also offers half-price or free admission on other special occasions including free admission for mothers on Mother's Day, for fathers on Father's Day, for veterans and active personnel of the U.S. Armed Forces on Veterans Day, and for everyone on the first Sunday in November (to celebrate President Polk's birthday). For additional information, call (931) 388-2354.
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.