Red Rocks - Plan your visit
William Allen White was a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, editor of The Emporia Gazette, and political adviser to presidents. He and his wife, Sallie, hosted five presidents at Red Rocks including, Theodore Roosevelt. Their son, William Lindsay White, was a well-known radio broadcaster and later an editor of the Gazette. They connected with famous people like H. G. Wells and Albert Einstein. You're in good company when you visit Red Rocks. Named one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas People.
April through October
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thursday - Saturday
- Open for special events throughout winter
- Closed state holidays
- $5 adults; $3 students; Kansas Historical Foundation members and children five and under admitted free
- Portions ADA accessible
- April - October: For groups of more than 10, we request two weeks prior notice. Last tour begins at 4:30 p.m.
- November - March: site tours are available by appointment Thursday - Saturday with at least one week prior notice. Minimum fee is $50 for up to 10 participants; fee for each additional participant is $5.
- Admission scholarships are available for students from Lyon, Osage, and Coffey counties.
- Find out more about tours: Hats Off to William Allen White, William Allen White and the Reform Era, and Taking a Stand: The Writings of William Allen White
- Site administrator Ken Wilk
- Available for facility rental
Find gifts and souvenirs related to the site at the Museum Store.
- Became a state site in 2001
- In Kansapedia
- In Kansas Memory
- National Register nomination , listed in 1971
- National Historic Landmark nomination, added in 1976
- National Register nomination, revised in 2013