Upcoming Events

"Polk’s America" Program Series

Historic firearms collector David Whitson Barr will present the free public program "Wheel-guns, Breechloaders, Flinters, and Cap-locks" at 7 p.m. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church adjacent to the Polk Sisters' House.


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 another history activity day for homeschool students and parents on Thursday, August 23.  The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end by noon.  Admission will include the site's new introductory film, a Polk Home tour, and "activity stations" featuring open hearth cooking, 19th century games, period music, and more.
One adult per family as well as all children younger than age 6 will receive free admission.  The cost for older children and other accompanying adults will be $5 per person.  Advance reservations are necessary.  To make a reservation or request additional information, please call (931) 388-2354 or send an email messge to  jameskpolk@bellsouth.net.


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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