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Andrew Johnson National Historic Site Activities

The president's Homestead is open for tours. Tours are available at 9:30, 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, and 4:30. There is no admission charge, but the visitor should sign up for a tour at the Visitor Center no later than 15 minutes past the hour of the tour. Tour size is limited to 12. Tours begin on the back porch of the Homestead, and the visitor may either walk or drive to the house. Parking is available

The following attractions are also open to the public: the Visitor Center which includes a 14 minute film, a museum, and the president's Tailor Shop; the Early Home which includes exhibits about Andrew Johnson; and the National Cemetery where the president and his family are interred. Special events include Memorial Day Program on May 30th of each year, commemorative birthday program on December 29th, and Constitution Day program on September 17th.

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