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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

Having been to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) in July, my wife and I returned this month to conduct some business with members of its professional staff and to see the special Oscar de la Renta exhibit. This was a thoroughly enjoyable visit....More

Thank CJTravelerTexas
Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoy all the painting and visual exhibits. Most of the artists were represented by at least a few painting each and always would have liked to see more. The bi-lingual descriptions were excellent.

Thank Judith G
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a wonderful exhibit. Just enough items to well represent this great designer. I loved the focus on our Texas ladies. Also loved the audio (headset) presentations. One suggestion regarding the new underground parking: For those of us who are accustomed to the old parking...More

Thank dg2014jg
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is a nice museum with a very good collection. I actually did not expect Houston to have such a museum. I was pleasantly surprised.

Thank 134AlexG
Reviewed 5 days ago

I loved my recent visit to The Museum of Fine Arts! The staff was very friendly and the art ranged from Greek art and sculptures to Egyptians treasures. You travel the world through the eyes of the artist and leap through time as well. Definitely...More

Thank Reviewer1582
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The museum of fine arts is amazing. It’s so full of amazing things to see and is a huge part of history. Highly recommend especially if you have the family in from out of town and you want to take them somewhere special. Also a...More

Thank fw2340
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent an afternoon here. The museum has a wide variety of art and pieces from different periods and different places around the world. From classical to modern. As we entered with our Houston City Pass we gained access to one of the special exhibits,...More

Thank Chandré B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We go to the MFAH at least once a quarter. There is an exhibit to fit every mood; from calm and reflective to new and vibrant. Core collections of Renaissance and ancient art are complimented with great collections of Hindu and African art. Be sure...More

Thank PhoenixSK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spend some time browsing the permanent collection, great Bancaccio masterpieces, a bit of Monet, Pissarro and Kandisnki can also be found. The building itself is very nice, do not miss to take a look out through the windows. The sculpture garden worth the visit too!...More

Thank Florencia R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great art, great architecture, good shopping. Check out the latest shows for your entertainment. Tasteful presentation adds to the experience.

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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.