• Andrew Johnson with Sioux delegation at White House

    Andrew Johnson

    National Historic Site Tennessee

Operating Hours & Seasons

The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site is open from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. The National Cemetery will remain open on these days from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The National Cemetery will also remain open until 7:00 p.m. on Memorial Day.

The site may be closed due to inclement weather during the winter months, and the President's Homestead may be closed due to dangerous exterior/interior heat levels during the summer months. Please call the Visitor Center at 423-638-3551 to check conditions.

Did You Know?

Shaver Portrait

Samuel Shaver, a renowned Tennessee artist, taught at the Oddfellows Female Institute in Rogersville, TN where Johnson's daughter Mary was a student. A Shaver portrait of Johnson was saved during the Civil War by a Greeneville lady who wrapped it in newspaper and hid it in front of her fireplace.