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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-1803
+1 713-639-7771
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The first municipal art museum in Texas is most well-known for its Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art, and also includes Baroque and Renaissance art, African tribal art, a sculpture garden and a teaching wing, where the works of students and top Texas artists are displayed.
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1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-1803
The Museum District
+1 713-639-7771
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed Mexican revolution art exhibition- great works of Rivera(good number),Kalho ( not many). I love the Museum. Parking is not as good as it could be.

Thank markdanton007
Reviewed 2 days ago

We really enjoyed our visit to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston for the Ron Mueck exhibit. Be sure to watch the video in the lobby prior to entering the exhibit; it explains the process for the construction of the characters on display and it...More

Thank SandraLanglinais
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I'm not big on art but I felt a pull to come see the new exhibit that just opened this summer - Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Garden and Worry Will Vanish. The museum is made up of two buildings and houses multiple exhibits. We viewed Pipilotti...More

Thank yellowrose1288
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I lived in Chicago for years and LOVED the Chicago Art Institute and this museum, while different, is equally good! Houston is big enough it gets the major touring exhibitions but unless you wait until the last minute, you won't have the big city crowds...More

Thank J F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first time to the museum and we had a good time. They have detailed descriptions next to each display making it easy to go along. Would definitely recommend

Thank Seenamon
Reviewed 1 week ago

They offer very famous artists and great special exhibits. They have Monet and Picasso among others. There is a restaurant below it, kid friendly and just a treat to have in Houston!!

Thank JourneyMan339
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Museum of Fine Arts is a beautiful encyclopedic museum in Houston. Particularly nice is the James Turrell passageway between the two main buildings and the pre-Columbian art collection. The shop is also nice and had items you don't normally see in museum stores. The...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not quite the Met quality in NYC, but definitely world class in breadth & variety, and even free on Thursdays! You could spend two days here to cover it all. Houston's Museum of fine Arts has a huge collection of African and Egyptian art, American...More

Thank WorldTripperTexan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gives the visitor a unique experience focusing on a variety areas in art history, both ancient and modern, plus every changing exhibits by some of the worlds most famous artists. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Zorro397
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a nice place to see things I think you have to pay for a guided tour.. It's much better that way. but it dose not compare to Chicago or NY. Not really a place for kids but this is only a review. Think they...More

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Jen B
If I buy a ticket to get into the Kusama exhibit ($18) do I also need to buy a general admission ticket ($15)?
June 27, 2016|
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Response from MFAH | Property representative |
Hi Jen, Museum general admission is included with your "Kusama: At the End of the Universe" ticket, as well as admission to the beautiful exhibition "High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter." We hope you also... More
Hello JMD_930 I was wondering if the vintage vehicle exhibition is still running as i haven't been able to find anything listed. Appreciate your help Vicki
June 8, 2016|
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Response from MFAH | Property representative |
Hi Vicki-jae, The exhibition "Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929-1940" is now closed, but our newest, interactive exhibition "Kusama: At the End of the Universe" opens this Sunday, June 12! We... More
how far to houston hobby airport?
September 13, 2015|
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Response from MFAH | Property representative |
Hi, the MFAH is about 12 miles away from Hobby Airport.