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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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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-1803
The Museum District
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This museum is filled with fabulous collections but we went especially to see the Oscar de la Renta exhibit. It was Oscar worthy. The hardest part of this viewing was not touching. The fabrics, designs and displays were incredible and the audio guide was very...More

Thank MissMem
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a nice and easy visit you can make while being in Houston! The building's architecture is beautiful, and it has art pieces from different artistic periods: medieval art, renaissance, and impressionism, amongst others. It’s a nice place to spend an evening with...More

Thank rodrigoma87
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Science Museum and the Health Museum on the same day along with the Museum of Fine Arts. There are 2 buildings connected by a tunnel, which was a plus for the rainy day. We particularly enjoyed the on site cafe. It was...More

Thank JudyDianne
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free entry with my Chase Culture card. We took the fre guided tour which went through ptretty much the entire Beck Building. Interesting and informative. Diverse collection of art. Particularly liked the Remingtons and the room of Impressionists. There is currently an exhibit of Oscar...More

Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw Oscar de la Renta exhibit and found it cleverly done.Includes wedding dress of George Clooney's bride,Amal.Stunning.Really stunning. After that exhibit, I wandered into Remington room and another room with some of my favorite early American portrait painters.It was in these rooms that I wished...More

Thank hellp842
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great exhibit. Spanning the career of iconic designer Oscar de la Renta. I learned he was born in the Dominican Republic and that he was kind of a protege of great Spanish designer Balenciaga. His work is elegant and beautiful.Shows the possibilities...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

cool museum, nice works of art, clean place nice location worth a trip parking is a little expensive at 16 bucks

Thank Sbd0512
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the fine art, we didn’t care for the modern art but it’s a cool museum. The staff was very informative.

Thank Grannypamela
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only had two hours in this museum, and could have easily spent all day. The European art section is fabulous. Parking is challenging because the garage is across the street, and very hard to find. We circled the museum for quite awhile and called...More

Thank nancyolah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've seen a lot of paintings from here in Houston and all around the US and foreign but when the MFA has an unusual exhibit like the Light, Cars and Dresses, I love to go. Something different and very well done. I took my Great...More

Thank Paulette H
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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.