Upcoming Events

"Polk's America" Lecture Series

Columbia State Community College history professor Dr. Barry Gidcomb will present the free public program "The Bell Witch of Tennessee" at 7 p.m at St. Peter's Episcopal Church adjacent to the Polk Sisters' House.

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"From Plantations to Politics: The Life of Elias Polk"

Polk Home docent Zach Kinslow will present a free public program on President Polk's enslaved body servant Elias at 10 a.m. at Maury County Public Library as part of the current lecture series of the African American Heritage Society of Maury County.

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Opening of "A Delicate Game to Play: James K. Polk's Cabinet"

An original exhibition on President Polk's cabinet will open at Polk Presidential Hall on November 3, 2017 and run through April 1, 2018.

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Upcoming Exhibits

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

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.

Location

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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