Upcoming Events

"Polk’s America" Program Series

Dr. Gregory Zieren from Austin Peay State University will present the free public program "Paying for War: How to Win (or Lose) a War in 10 Easy Steps" at 7 p.m. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church adjacent to the Polk Sisters' House.


Dark Horse Dinner

Inspired by a James K. Polk gubernatorial campaign event in 1838, this fundraising dinner for Polk Association members will be held at Antrim in Columbia from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.


Upcoming Exhibits

For more information on upcoming events or exhibits, please call (931) 388-2354.

The President James K. Polk Home annually observes Father's Day by allowing fathers to visit the site at no charge.  From 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, fathers will receive free admission to the main house (built by James K. Polk's father in 1816), the adjacent Sisters' House visitor center and museum, the detached kitchen, and the special exhibition "Crafted by Conscience: Material and Belief in Polk's America" at Polk Presidential Hall.


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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