Summer 2021 Admission and Dates

  • Admission to the museum and gardens is currently free to lower contact between visitors and staff. 
     
  • Reservations are no longer required to visit the museum or gardens.
     
  • The safety of Dixon Gallery and Gardens visitors, volunteers, and staff is always our priority. Until we are more confident that COVID-19 no longer poses a risk to the health of children, seniors, and everyone in between, we will continue to require Dixon visitors to wear masks inside the museum. Masks are no longer required in the gardens or in any of our outdoor spaces. 

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.

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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

Holiday Hours 

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

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.

JOIN NOW!



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: http://arts.gov/national/blue-star-museums#!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.


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