Visit

Visits to the Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash begin at the Dyess Colony Museum in the Administration Building, 110 Center Drive. Visitors purchase tickets there.

Hours: Tours begin at 9 a.m. with last tours of the day at 3 p.m.,  Mondays through Saturdays

Admission (includes both buildings):
$10 general admission
$8 senior rate
$8 group rate (groups of 10 or more- comp tour operator and bus driver)
$5 student rate (children 5-18 or with a university ID)
$5 field trip rate (comp all bus drivers and 1 chaperone per 10 students)
Free-children under 5 and ASU students

After touring the exhibits, visitors travel to the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home via shuttle.  There are restroom facilities in the Administration Building, but there are no facilities at the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home.

 

Traveling from Little Rock, AR

1 Depart Little Rock via I-30 E
2 Keep right to continue on  US-167 N/US-67N, follow signs for Interstate 40 E
3 Merge onto I-40E/US-167 N/US-67N
4 Keep right to stay on I-40E, follow signs for Interstate 40E/Memphis
5 Take exit 277 to merge onto I-55 N toward Blytheville/St. Louis
6 Take exit 41 for AR 14 toward Marie/Lepanto
7 Turn left onto State Hwy 14
8 Turn left onto S State Hwy 297
9 Stay on S. State Hwy 297. Colony Center will be 1.5 miles on the right.

Total: 169 mi – about 2 hours 39 mins


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Traveling from Memphis, TN

From the Memphis International Airport, take the ramp onto I-240 W
1 Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Interstate 55/St. Louis/Jackson Miss and merge onto I-240 W
2 Continue onto I-55 N
3 Take the exit onto I-55 N/US-61 N toward St. Louis/Little Rock
4 Merge onto I-40 W/I-55 N
5 Keep right to continue on I-55 N, follow signs for Blytheville/Jonesboro
6 Take exit 41 for AR-14 toward Marie/Lepanto
6 Turn left left onto S State Hwy 297
7 Stay on S State Hwy 297. Colony Center will be 1.5 miles on the right.
Total: 50.7 mi – about 53 mins


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Traveling from St. Louis, MO

1 Depart via I-55 S (Ultimately entering Arkansas)
2 Take exit 41 for AR-14 toward Marie/Lepanto
3 Turn right onto State Hwy 14
4 Turn left onto S State Hwy 297
5 Stay on S State Hwy 297. Colony Center will be 1.5 miles on the right
Total: 259 mi – about 4 hours 32 mins


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