• 1968- A Folsom Redemption Photography Exhibit

Click here to learn more about 1968: A Folsom Redemption>

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.
  • Tours are limited to groups of 8. If you are traveling in a larger group, please contact us prior to your arrival to facilitate a safe and fun experience.
  • We will follow all CDC guidelines for safe distancing throughout your tour. Our premises are constantly cleaned and disinfected for your benefit.


Tours begin on the hour from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM from Monday to Saturday

All tours start at the Visitors Center, 110 Center Drive  


$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, and current Dyess residents     

Combination Tours

Johnny Cash Boyhood Home (Dyess) + Southern Tenant Farmers Museum (Tyronza)

Tuesdays & Wednesdays 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM. Please call 870-764-2274 for pricing and reservations.

We are an Interpretive Center on the Great River Road. Learn more about it here.

Click here for an interactive timeline of the Dyess Colony including restoration efforts, and visit the interactive timeline for the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home here.