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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.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 12:15 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-1803
The Museum District
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a great museum, but going in I just realized there were two building with the same things so I'm curious to wonder if anything was authentic. I went in amazed at how great everything looked. As an historian, I was happy to see...More

Thank Derrick C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I will be honest I am not an art guru, I enjoy history alot more. But my teen wanted to see the new exhibit for Ron Mueck and the Pixels ones. I rate 3, daughter rates 4, she agrees the pixels was not what she...More

Thank MissZeni
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on a Thursday when general admission is free. Go near opening time before it gets too crowded. I know there are probably plenty of people who break the rules, but I was uncomfortable at how the employees hovered every time you were near...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 4 days ago

MFAH came late to the collecting party, but it is an extremely well endowed museum, with some excellent 19th century French paintings. Some of the permanent collection is second rate, but it is all in excellent condition and well displayed. The museum particularly excels at...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 4 days ago

You will never have enough time to explore this museum in all its intricacies. Fascinating exhibitions are always coming through, and it is consistently curated with care and an eye for the aesthetic. There are many works that are must-see, including a Rodin in the...More

Thank cloud_surfr
Reviewed 4 days ago

The MFA in Houston is one of the best art museums in the country. We get most of the finest exhibitions in the US, and the permanent pieces are very good

Thank ccing
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to just enjoy and relax at, I have been here many times and I recommend it very highly. It will be a visit you will always remember.

Thank dgcollins975
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is huge and I would plan on making a whole day out of it if you want to see everything. We saw the "End of the Universe" exhibit, which was so beautiful. The only bad part is that you wait in line to...More

Thank vkrause43
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The art is amazing here...but a bit pricey to visit. You could arrive on Thursdays when it's free for general admission but not the special displays. But worth the experience to see the museum.

Thank Velton J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Each visit I've had to the Art museum has gotten better and better. With fresh artists and larger collections, Houston is making name for itself in the Art world. More well known artist exhibitions have come into this establishment over the last year than I've...More

Thank Bean_nicole
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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
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Vicki-jae
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
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chubdaddy45
14 September 2015|
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Response from MFAH | Property representative |
Hi, the MFAH is about 12 miles away from Hobby Airport.
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