Member Benefits

  • Free admission to the Polk Home, Museum Room, gardens, and Presidential Hall
  • 10% discount in Museum Shop
  • Invidations to annual membership luncheon, Polk Party, and Family Day
  • Subscription to biannual newsletter

Leadership Levels

Leadership level members receive Basic benefits, plus those of previous leadership levels. Benefits at the Leadership Level are for one household.

Young Hickory Society $25

  • Free admission for one guest

YHS members participate in at least two Polk Home service events per year.

Member of the Bar $100

  • Free invitation to special preview events at Presidential Hall

Governor’s Cabinet $250

  • Free admission for two guests
  • Recognition on Sisters’ House Supporting Members panel

Speaker of the House $500

  • Free admission for two guests
  • Two complimentary tickets to Bloodys and Biscuits in April

Hail to the Chief $1000

  • Special Access to behind-the-scenes events
  • 25% discount on event rentals

Become a member

The James K. Polk Association has served its members since 1924 when Sarah Polk’s great-great niece and heir founded the organization. Call us at (931) 388-2354, or fill out the form below to start enjoying the benefits of membership today.

Give a gift membership

A membership in the James K. Polk Memorial Association is an excellent gift for history buffs and those hard-to-buy-for friends and relatives.

Membership Options

Immediate family members, including up to 2 adults + children

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Volunteer Opportunities

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Your Giving Supports Us

Your donations allow the Polk Home’s staff to continue to develop award-winning exhibitions related to President Polk, his times, and the American Presidency.

Important educational initiatives like Polk’s America Lecture Series, Polk Academy Children’s Summer Camp, and our new distance learning program will reach thousands of children all across the nation.


Call (931) 388-2354
to give by phone.


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Mail your contribution to
James K. Polk Memorial Association
P.O. Box 741
Columbia, TN 38402-0741