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Rowan Oak

916 Old Taylor Rd, Oxford, MS 38655-4632
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A lot of history here

It was worth the visit. You will have the chance to step back in time and try to imagine what it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark T
via mobile
What Rich History

We walked around the property and the house and the beauty of the trees amazed me. They were not... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Peter P
Thornton, Colorado, United States
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  • Average5%
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916 Old Taylor Rd, Oxford, MS 38655-4632
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was worth the visit. You will have the chance to step back in time and try to imagine what it must of been like to live in this era

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We walked around the property and the house and the beauty of the trees amazed me. They were not open to take the inside tour, but just walking around is awesome.

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 14 August 2017

gotta love a historic site that doesn't whitewash its subject. the displays of the liquor bottles is one of the best touches in this museum which makes no bones about his drinking, his egotism and his eccentricities. Even if you've never read a book by...More

Thank TravelLadyBJH
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Went to visit this gorgeous home with couple friends. We really enjoyed the visit. The guy who worked there was not the nicer one but it was ok... the house is beautiful , we saw many nice details and the yard was gorgeous

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

My family took family pictures at the location, as well as, my son's Senior pictures. This place is beautiful and serene!

Thank Donna I
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We were driving home from Tunica and decided to stop by. I am glad we did. The house is beautiful. Well worth the stop. Easy to find. If you stop by the book store in the Oxford square they have a section of all of...More

Thank sherryamberson
Reviewed 22 July 2017

If Faulkner has a ghost, he'd be very happy here. The house is just as the writer left it. I was fortunate enough to visit just prior to it becoming the responsibility of the University of Mississippi when one could get up close to his...More

Thank deepsouthwoman
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

June 30 was my mother's 76th birthday. My daughter and her two toddlers and I wanted to do something during the day with her before the rest of the family gathered for birthday dinner. Hard to find a day trip on a hot summer day...More

Thank Martha G
Reviewed 16 July 2017

My children 12,15,16 enjoyed touring the grounds and walking through the house. Faulkners room was especially interesting as it held written notes on the walls from his famous works. A must see when in Oxford and for any fan of American Literature.

Thank 341sean
Reviewed 11 July 2017

For any lover of William Faulkner's work a visit to Rowan Oak is required. The home has been kept pretty much like it was when he lived there fro 1930 until his death. The place is nothing special, what they call a primitive Greek revival...More

Thank John E
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Sylvia A
15 March 2017|
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Response from jcomer2001 | Reviewed this property |
No, but Square Books, very close by in the center of town, has a large section of Faulkner's and other Southern authors' books.
Pat B
4 February 2017|
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Response from Judiar4 | Reviewed this property |
As already stated by others, there are a number of nice eateries nearby. Of all the places I dined in the area, I enjoyed Big Bad Breakfast the most. They serve lunch as well as breakfast. The food is delicious and plentiful.
Susan E
27 July 2015|
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Response from PoorWilliam | Reviewed this property |
916 Old Taylor Rd., Oxford, MS Closed on Mondays and 10-4 on Tues thru Sat., and 1-4 on Sundays! $5 admission!