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.

In recognition of Veterans Day, the President James K. Polk Home and Museum annually offers free admission to veterans and active personnel of the U.S. Armed Forces on November 11.  Because Veterans Day will fall on a Sunday this year, the federal holiday will be observed on Monday, November 12.  The Polk Home's free admission offer will be valid on both days.  The Sunday hours will be 1 p.m.- 5 p.m.  The Monday hours will be 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.


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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