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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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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-1803
The Museum District
+1 713-639-7771
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Reviewed yesterday

The place is just the right size for a day or half a day depending on your interest. The exhibits are well arranged and interesting. They usually have one or more special exhibits

Thank avnv
Reviewed yesterday

The Museum of Fine Arts Houston is one of the largest art museums in America with more than 300,000 square feet of space devoted to the display of art. The collection contains over 63,000 works of art. There are two major museum buildings: the Caroline...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I love the fact that modern art and ancient art and everything in between is in one place. We saw a great modern light display and then got to view works by all the greats- like Picasso. The docents are helpful and watchful, but still...More

Thank Texmom26
Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum is large enough that it should not be consumed in one visit. Decide on two or three areas of the museum and visit those. The Impressionist section includes two van Goghs, only covers four or five rooms and can easily be done on...More

Thank Randal F
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a nice museum if you're an art lover and even if you're not because you can explore and find something fascinating. In addition to their permanent collection they bring in great touring exhibits, but beware, these can be very expensive.

Thank TrueTexasTraveler
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The MFA often has great exhibits but currently there are two excellent and unique exhibits there. One is called Pixel Forest and the other is Paint the Revolution. Pixel Forest is an experiential walk through forest of strange pulsating hanging LED orbs, alongside a huge...More

Thank hcmjkm
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The museum is a wonderful place to go and review knowledge.the people are nice the building is a maze of wonder, fun and excitement with a plethora of information.

Thank Crystal Clear C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spent almost 3 hours at the museum and only left because my phone was dying and I was traveling alone ! Loved loved loved .. all different kinds of art.. not too crowded .. very clean bathrooms .. so many different levels and rooms .....More

Thank halfbeyonce
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Museum of Fine Arts is an expansive collection of exactly what you'd expect to find in a major city fine art museum. And well worth the time to explore. Where it shines is with the special exhibits - especially Ron Mueck, currently running until...More

Thank KatCanDoAnnapolis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely love MOFA Houston! We went with friends who brought their college-aged daughter who helped us get around. We saw the Ron Mueck exhibit & wandered throughout the museum. Great day/great experience!

Thank LoriZ5858
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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.