Upcoming Events

"Polk's America" Lecture Series

The free public program "USS James K. Polk (SSBN 645)" will be presented at 7 p.m. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in downtown Columbia by Ronald Ladd who previously served as Executive Officer and Commanding Officer respectively on the submarines USS Francis Scott Key and USS John C. Calhoun.

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Free Admission Day

The President James K. Polk Home and Museum annually offers free admission from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on the first Sunday in November.

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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).  This year, the exhibit "A Delicate Game to Play: James K. Polk's Cabinet" at Polk Presidential Hall will also be open for half-price.  On Saturday and Monday, the site's hours are 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.  The Sunday hours are 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. 

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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