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

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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

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We are an Interpretive Center on the Great River Road.

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Colony Center Restoration Timeline

Johnny Cash Boyhood Home Restoration Timeline

A special thank you to our Platinum sponsors Joy Carter and Mike Valdez, and our Multi-Platinum sponsors Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas and Judd Hill Foundation.