• 1968- A Folsom Redemption Photography Exhibit

The Historic Dyess Colony: Johnny Cash Boyhood home is an Arkansas State University Heritage Site, that allows visitors to explore the history and culture of North East Arkansas and its influence on the legendary Johnny Cash.

We have taken several precautions in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Masks are required in all indoor areas and for the duration of the tour.
  • We will follow all CDC guidelines for safe distancing throughout your tour.
  • Our premises are constantly cleaned and disinfected for your benefit.

Admission Prices

  • $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   Military
  • $5   Field trip rate (comp all bus drivers and 1 chaperone per 10 students)
  • Free – Children under 5, A-State students w/ID & current Dyess residents

Combo Tour – An Added Value

Combine your tour with a visit to the nearby Southern Tenant Farmers Museum in Tyronza to learn more about the histories of  Arkansas, Agriculture, and the Great Depression.

Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM

Buy Combo Tour Tickets

We are an Interpretive Center on the Great River Road.

Learn more about Interpretive Centers


Dyess Colony Restoration Timeline Johnny Cash Boyhood Home Restoration Timeline