Winter 2021 Admission and Dates

  • The Dixon Gallery and Gardens is open for normal business hours. 
    • T​​​​he maximum number of visitors who may be inside the Dixon galleries at one time is fifty.
    • All families or visitors arriving in small groups can not exceed 5 people. 
    • Masks are required
    • Click here to view our reopening FAQ
  • Please click here to reserve your free time slot. 
  • If you have any issues with online reservations please call (901) 761-5250. 


Admission to the museum and gardens will be free through September 2020.

  • Adults: $7
  • Seniors ages 65 and over: $5
  • Students ages 18 and older with ID: $5
  • Children ages 7 - 17: $3
  • Children ages 6 and under: free
  • Groups with advance registration get a discounted rate.
    Please call (901) 761-5250 for pricing. 

Free admission opportunities 

  • St.Jude patients and families 
  • Active military families
  • Memphis area educators (private and public) 
  • First responders 

*Please present ID for admission. 

Bank of America - Museums on Us: First weekend of the month. Get free admission by presenting your Bank of America card every first Saturday and Sunday of each month.

Dixon members are always admitted free of charge.


Hours & Admission

  • Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 5 pm
  • Third Thursdays: 10 am - 8 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
  • Sunday: 1 - 5 pm
  • Museum & Gardens Closed Mondays
  • Business Office is open Monday-Friday, 9 am – 5 pm

Special Admission Hours

  • Tuesday: 10 am - 5 pm: pay-what-you-wish
  • Saturday: 10 am - noon: Free, museum and gardens
  • Please note Food Truck Fridays will not begin until October 2019

Holiday Hours 

The Dixon is closed on New Years Day, July 4, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.  

View our photography policy here.

The Dixon is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve. Starting Saturday, May 18, 2019, Armed Forces Day, and ending on Monday, September 2, 2019, Labor Day. See more at:!TN

Location & Directions

The Dixon is located at the intersection of Park Avenue and Cherry Road in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee. From Interstate 240, take exit 18, Perkins Road, North exit. Drive approximately 2.5 miles to Park Avenue then turn left and proceed to the 2nd traffic light. The entrance is on the left at the traffic light.

Coming Up
Monday Closed
Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 5pm
Third Thursdays: Open until 8pm
Special / Holiday Hours

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