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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%
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1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-1803
The Museum District
+1 713-639-7771
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Reviewed yesterday

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
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visit the museum everytiime that we go to Houston.This was our 5 visit and every time it has been an enjoyable & learning experience. Parking can be a problem because of construction.

Thank taildragger2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pre-Colombian and American galleries are a perfect base for further Art exploration. But the gems in the collection merit time. Reasonable cafe and impressive sculpture park over the road.

Thank Jim6851
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent permanent AND traveling exhibits!....truly enjoy visiting. they also offer special movies; educational talks.

Thank Texasgal70030
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Houston has a world class museum and every Houstonian should be proud. I went there with my teenaged son and his friend and everyone thoroughly enjoyed it!

Thank danielroscom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the exhibits I have seem at this museum have been great. Right now is the Oscar de la Rente dresses on display. It is wonderful to see these in person. The pixel light display this summer put you in another world. Fun for the...More

Thank Dianne B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parking can be a pain. Hopefully things will be better once they are new parking garage is finished next year. Membership price for two people is only $80 a year. We always enjoy their permanent exhibit and most of their temporary ones. Don’t forget to...More

Thank Tram D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our latest visit was to see the Oscar de la Renta collection on display. We brought our 6-year-old and she fell in love with his dresses (I guess I'm in trouble now). I thought I wouldn't like this exhibit very much since I can barely...More

Thank Alight007
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth taking the tram to the Fine Arts Museum. The two building Museum has some beautiful pieces in their collection. The current Oscar de la Renta exhibition of 70 garments was fabulous. But equally surprising was their fine arts collection, especially paintings, up stairs....More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is some great art here, and it was not wildly crowded when I was there, which was great. And, I loved the live classical music in the galleries. Really loved it. But the marketing of the museum raised my expectations a little too high....More

Thank Sarah R
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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.