We are open Monday – Saturday from 9:00 A.M – 3:00 P.M. with tours of the house given on the hour.

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.

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

            Online Gift Shop/Tickets

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