Upcoming Events

"Polk's America" Lecture Series

Dr. Amy S. Greenberg, a nationally recognized scholar of 19th century American history, will discuss her new book LADY FIRST: THE WORLD OF FIRST LADY SARAH POLK at 7 p.m. at Polk Presidential Hall. She will sign copies afterward.


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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