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See the Largest Collection of Polk Artifacts in the Country
Guests to the James K. Polk Home and Museum will enjoy a 30-minute docent-guided tour of the main house and a self-guided tour of the Polk Sisters’ House, gardens, kitchen building, and Polk Presidential Hall.
Special Presidential Wine Tasting
In honor of James K. Polk, the 11th President of the United States, Amber Falls Winery & Cellars is planning the release of two new wines this fall and a third in 2014.
Tastings of the first two wines in the Presidential Series will be available at a special celebration on Saturday, November 2 marking President Polk’s birthday.
The celebration on November 2, which is free and open to the public, will include birthday cake and music by the talented and popular band, Dixie Crossing, featuring fiddler Willie Van Hook, from 2 – 6 p.m. The winery will be open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
“Keeping Time”: Clocks From 1795-1850
Oct 4, 2013 – Apr 13, 2014
Featuring over fifty clocks from the collection of Steve and Kathie Fuston, the exhibition showcases examples from some of the finest clock manufacturers from the first half of the 19th century.
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.