Upcoming Events

"Polk's America" Lecture Series

Dr. Timothy D. Johnson from Lipscomb University will present a free public program on his new book FOR DUTY AND HONOR: TENNESSEE'S MEXICAN WAR EXPERIENCE at 7 p.m. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church adjacent to the Polk Sisters' House. He will sign copies of the book afterward.


Deadline for "Art at the Polk" Entries

Entries for the Polk Home's art exhibition and contest must be delivered here by 4 p.m.


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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