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 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.
 

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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