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?
According to William Johnson, a former slave belonging to Andrew Johnson, William's mother Dolly asked Andrew Johnson to purchase her because she thought he looked kind. Johnson bought not only Dolly, but her brother Sam as well.