President James K. Polk Home and Museum, Columbia

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President James K. Polk Home and Museum is located in Columbia. To visit President James K. Polk Home and Museum on your holiday in Columbia, and find out what else Columbia has to offer, use our Columbia itinerary planner .
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  • The home tours that are given are second to none. It is very well maintained, neat, and very nicely decorated with period furnishings. The gift shop is very nice with a varied assortment of mementos a...  more »
  • Tour guide was great, very informative. If you are interested in presidential history, this home is definitely worth a stop  more »
  • Our tour guide was enthusiastic about the history of the home and James Polk. He knew many details beyond the standard tour when asked. Many items in the home are from the Polk White House - and the t...  more »
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  • Went here back in the summer. This was really interesting! The dossier was very knowledgeable. It's cool that places like this are still around. I am a history buff and love learning about families and places in American history. Check it out!
  • Amazing tour. So interesting, great and knowledgeable guide. Love that they are affordable and relaxed as well. So many tours charge much more than this and deliver so little. This tour is more than worth the money- if you are in the area, go!
  • Only surviving residence of James K Polk, the house and museum are filled with interesting facts and artifacts of the president's life. The staff was very knowledgeable and frequently asked for questions. Not a large house or Museum so you are able to fill the tour in within about an hour. The entire experience provided new insight into a relatively unknown president, who "is the only president to fulfill all of his campaign promises!"
  • A hidden gem of a museum in Colombia. Our tour guide was very knowleadable and passionate about Polk and the history surrounding his presidency. Many of the exhibits were originals too. Would highly recommend a visit if you're in the Nashville area.
  • You would think that visiting the home of President Polk's parents would be kind of boring, but this place and the learning experience from it is packed with details that kind of makes President Polk unforgettable to me now. The property here is immaculately maintained, parking is easy and convenient, and the tours are cheap and thorough.

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