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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 4 days ago

I purchased a membership yesterday for the Museum of Fine Arts. There was an exhibit that I wanted to see and also an upcoming one that I am interested in so it was cost effective. The membership also gives a huge discount on parking so...More

Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed 6 days ago

MFAH is a world class museum. It has a great permenent collection and also puts on many worthwhile special exhibits throughout the year. There are two main building to the museum. A third is being built, but won't be finished until 2019-20.The buildings themselves are...More

Thank SamM5
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is s spectacular museum which houses some of God world' best artwork! Definitely worth the visit. CALL first.

Thank ejhsmile
Reviewed 6 days ago

A trip to the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston Texas is a wonderful experience. Underground parking makes a visit to MFA easy for everyone. From the special exhibits to their permanent collection everything meets the highest standards. Their special exhibits are supported with lectures...More

Thank tsknight2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

The MFAH has a really large permanent collection as well as interesting exhibits. There is also a theatre for unique movies and if I were you, I would head there on Thursdays since admission is free that day. Also on a nice day you can...More

Thank Treesa_t
Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel frequently for work and I work in the art field. Whenever I have some extra time I like to visit local museums. This was my first trip to the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston and I was really impressed. For me, some...More

Thank chtgb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a few hours to kill so we went along to this museum and were almost overwhelmed with what it had to offer. It could easily take a few days to give everything exhibited full attention, if not more. It happened to be a...More

Thank Neil R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the museum so many interesting works of Art from so many eras through history. From modern artists to Van Gough, Picasso and Frida Kahlo

Thank Marti66
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum has many different types of art. It all fits because they have a single room devoted to each type of art. We saw most of the museum in less than 4 hours. I thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon.

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a born and raised Houstonian so I've grown up going to this museum. It is by far my favorite in the city. While the general exhibitions have a solid offering (maybe not on par with what you'd find at the Met), I always look...More

Thank hcw81
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Jen B
28 June 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
8 June 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
14 September 2015|
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Response from MFAH | Property representative |
Hi, the MFAH is about 12 miles away from Hobby Airport.