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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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Reviews
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  • 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! 
  • Rowan Oak is very well preserved and provides a very interesting look into Faulkner's life. The grounds are well kept and the staff is polite. Would not recommend small children as this would probably...  more »
  • A quiet reverent place...the tour is awesome. If you've never read Faulkner...shame on you! Try one of his short stories first....baby steps. 
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  • 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