Explore @ Explore Memphis


Explore Memphis presented by TVA

A universe of stories. Read, Learn, and… Explore! The Memphis Public Libraries summer reading program for all ages is from June 1st through August 3rd.

Explore @ Explore Memphis

Your library card gives you access to thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, and other library resources. But did you know it also gives you access to some of Memphis’s coolest attractions for the summer?

Free or discounted museum admission during June and July. Swag giveaways. Courses offered by community sponsors. Your library card gives you a free ticket to explore the Bluff City, thanks to our community partners. We are always adding new partnerships, so check back often to discover the new ways MPL can help you Explore Memphis and have an amazing summer.

Belz Museum

Free admission during June and July with MPL card.

The Cotton Museum

Free admission during June and July with MPL card.

Dixon Gallery and Gardens

Free admission during June and July with MPL card.

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

Free admission during June and July with MPL card.

Metal Museum

Free admission during June and July with MPL card.

National Civil Rights Museum

$2 discount with MPL card. Mondays, 3 p.m. until closing is free to Tennessee residents.

Withers Collection

Free admission during June and July with MPL card.

Interested in becoming an Explore Memphis partner?

Email lauryce.graves-mciver@memphistn.gov to find out more. Partner organizations are featured on this webpage and promoted by staff at our 18 branches across the city all summer long.