Follow the guidelines below for touring the Andrew Johnson Homestead:
Tours through the President's Homestead are available at 9:30, 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, and 4:30. There is no admission charge, but visitors must obtain tickets for a tour at the Visitor Center no later than 15 minutes prior to the tour. Tour sizes are limited to 12. Tours begin on the back porch of the Homestead, and visitors may either walk or drive to the house. Parking is available.
Be aware that in the Fall and Spring, group tours may be going through the Homestead. Any tour full with scheduled groups will preclude the regular tour schedule. Any groups larger than 12 should call the Visitor Center at 423-638-3551 to make reservations in advance.
The home is open for tours daily with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.
Did You Know?
Andrew Johnson was impeached, but not removed from office. He was the first president to be impeached by the House of Representatives and tried by the Senate. Many Republican Senators put their political careers on the line by voting to acquit.