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Rowan Oak, Oxford

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 180 reviews on the web
William Faulkner’s home, Rowan Oak, is open to the public 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Note: Rowan Oak summer hours: June 1 through August 1, Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m

The grounds at Rowan Oak are open without charge from dawn to dusk daily.

A $5 fee per visitor over the age of 12 is charged for house admission.

Guided tours are available by appointment only. Please call 662-234-3284 to arrange for a guided tour.

Directions: Follow the highway signs for the University Museum. Once you are off the highway, look for the signs to Rowan Oak.
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  • it helps to understand the man by visiting his home. It is interesting to see how he worked (timelines of his last novel on the walls of his work room) and "played" (more than one bottle of wine/whisk...  read more »
  • As an English lit major in school, I read a few Faulkner novels (The Sound and the Fury, and Absalom, Absalom!). Though, I wasn't that much a fan of his writing then, I decided since I was passing rel...  read more »
  • A beautiful place. Our daughters enjoyed it as much as we did! I agree that it is a must see if you are in the area. 
  • Fun piece of history, but unlikely to excite. Beware: your kids will be ready to go after 5 minutes.
  • A wonderful museum about 5 blocks from the house. To see how Faulkner lived and how his rooms looked after his death is like taking a snapshot in time. Really cool.
  • Just as cool as its owner.
  • his house is cool
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