Upcoming Events


TEMPORARY CLOSURE- The President James K. Polk Home and Museum is temporarily closed to the public in response to medical authorities' advice to fight the spread of COVID-19 by discouraging "social gathering" and discretionary travel.


Upcoming Exhibits

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

On February 15-17, the President James K. Polk Home and Museum will celebrate Presidents' Day weekend by offering half-price admission.  Guests will be able to visit the main home, the adjacent Sisters' House visitor center, the kitchen outbuilding, the gardens, and Polk Presidential Hall with the new temporary exhibition "Audubon: Nature & Nation."  The site will be open from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday and Monday and from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday.  For additonal information, call (931) 388-2354.


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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