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Rothko Chapel

1409 sul Ross St, Houston, TX 77006-4829
+1 713-524-9839
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a must see over and over

There is just something to this very large, peaceful place. I try to stop by several times a year... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ATM666
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Houston, Texas
Love Rothko

This won't take you long to go through, but it's definitely worth a visit. I recommend reading up... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
nitemonkey
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Washington, DC
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A tribute to contemporary art: this beautiful building contains 14 paintings by the famous artist Mark Rothko and a sculpture by Barnett Newman.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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Opens in 5 min
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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1409 sul Ross St, Houston, TX 77006-4829
Neartown/ Montrose
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+1 713-524-9839
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Reviewed yesterday

There is just something to this very large, peaceful place. I try to stop by several times a year - especially when I am alone and just want to walk and meditate. And then you always have the visual of the nearby Menil Collection to...More

Thank ATM666
Reviewed 5 days ago

This won't take you long to go through, but it's definitely worth a visit. I recommend reading up on Rothko and how this chapel came to be. Google it, and it'll make your visit much more fulfilling

Thank nitemonkey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to visit, and spend some time meditating there if you're so inclined. Very peaceful, and the grounds are nice.

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stark and minimalist but peaceful. Worth noting if coming by train from downtown to alight at Walker rather than (as we did) Museum District. Based on our experience may not resonate with teens.

Thank swisstraveller159
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is so special - a place of contemplation and meditation and mindfulness in the midst of art by an amazing legend, Rothko. If you're a fan of his, you must see this space. It's just lovely. Great place to have some quiet moments...More

Thank QuinetteTX
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

As an artist, I search for the area for possible art influences and local flavor. And typically try to find/buy art specific to the region as a visual of our trip. With that said, our trip to Houston was no different...although Rothko wasn't on my...More

Thank PROPAGANDI
Reviewed 9 July 2017

On a recent business trip to Houston, I stopped by the Rothko Chapel. This unassuming building with its quiet courtyard is nestled in the museum district and holds 14 Rothko murals. It's free, and it appear to be open nearly every day. I found a...More

Thank bradshawgirl
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Prior to visiting the Menil Collection, we stopped in at the Rothko Chapel. All the hype we heard about this building had our expectations raised. Like an earlier reviewer wrote, we were "underwhelmed." Perhaps one has to be in a particular state of mind to...More

Thank CJTravelerTexas
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I'd heard of the Rothko Chapel for many years. I finally went here and I was underwhelmed. I will go back in hopes of finding whatever it is that draws people to this place.

Thank Jimmy V
Reviewed 28 June 2017

The Rothko Chapel is beautiful and restful space in the heart of downtown Houston - great to see such a mixture of creeds just being still together.

Thank CC_Eats_UK
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