Open year-round, Rowan Oak is an essential part of any visit to Oxford and the North Mississippi area. Stop by to get an inside look into the life and works of William Faulkner.

Rowan Oak is currently open to the general public. The grounds of Rowan Oak and the Bailey Woods Trail are open daily from dawn until dusk. We ask that any visitors practice appropriate social distancing while on the property.

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Hours of Operation


10am – 4pm: Tuesday through Saturday
1pm – 4pm: Sunday
CLOSED: Monday


10am-5pm: Tuesday through Saturday
1pm-5pm: Sunday
CLOSED: Monday

*For updates on holiday hours and closures, check our social media or call number below

Instagram @rowanoakofficial
Facebook: @RowanOakUM
Phone: 662-234-3284

Admission Prices

$5 (cash only) house admission for visitors 12 and over. No reservations needed, except for groups of 10 or more. (See phone number listed below for these arrangements.)

Free to UM Museum members and University of Mississippi students with valid student ID

Walking is permitted on the grounds during daylight hours.

Visiting the property after sundown is strictly prohibited.

Tour groups, school groups, and handicapped persons are encouraged to make arrangements in advance by calling 662-234-3284. Fire regulations prohibit groups larger than 40 inside the house. Smoking is not allowed in the house, on the grounds, or in Bailey Woods.