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Rowan Oak, Oxford
(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 is worth touring through this house, which has been very carefully preserved. You see it as it was when Faulkner was alive, and learn details of his life from the artifacts. 
  • The grounds and house were very well kept and the staff at the home was very helpful and friendly. We had questions and they answered them with lots of knowledge. If you are a fan of Faulkner, you wil...  more »
  • If you love Faulkner, this is a must-see. The grounds are interesting, as well as the house, though a lot of it is closed off. Just a small bit of history, but a big deal to Faulkner nerds! 
  • 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