Upcoming Events

Closing Date for "A Delicate Game to Play: James K. Polk's Cabinet"

The final day for our temporary exhibition on President Polk's cabinet will be April 1 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Bloodys & Biscuits

Preceding Columbia's annual Mule Day parade, the Polk Home will serve bloody marys and ham biscuits in our gardens from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.


Upcoming Exhibits

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

The President James K. Polk Home and Museum will host our annual Bloodys & Biscuits fundraiser on Saturday morning, April 7 from 9:00 to 11:00. We will serve ham biscuits and bloody marys and offer live music in our gardens.  Non-alcoholic beverages and children’s snacks will also be available. At the conclusion of the event, guests will be able to watch Columbia’s Mule Day parade which will begin at 11:00 and go past the Polk Home.

The price for advance reservations is $25 per adult (ages 21 and older).  Younger attendees (ages 3-20) will be charged $5. Children who are younger than age 3 will receive free admission.  Tickets will also be available at the gate on April 7 for $30 per adult.

Advance payments may be delivered to the Polk Home's front desk or mailed by April 2 to the James K. Polk Home, P.O. Box 741, Columbia, TN  38402.

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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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