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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 good25%
  • 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

My boyfriend and I are big arts and culture lovers and hitting up museums is a favorite activity. The MFAH was an awesome collection with an especially impressive array of antiquities. Great variety of time period and culture, probably the largest variety that we have...More

Thank Caitlin K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful huge Museum! We went on a Saturday and there were tons of people, but the place is so big it didn't feel crowded at all. We did the Pixel Forrest by Pipilotti and it was very nice with all the lights in the constant...More

Thank candygirl1972
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing, must visit....make sure you buy all the 3 combo variations available...the general museum is ok...but makes it worth with the combos...keep aside 4 to 5hrs.....it's huge & worth it...the stairs are very confusing thus museum may look small initially, but, its huge..so make sure...More

Thank Sanjovi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lots of different displays to see. Parking is a bit confusing but worth it to see all the different exhibits.

Thank bperes
Reviewed 4 days ago

Took a friend's advice and took my kids (13, 11,9) to the Ron Mueck Exhibit. It was so original and unique and a great way to immerse kids in the arts without boring them. There is one sculpture that is a graphic birthing which I...More

Thank Ms_Swarthmore
Reviewed 5 days ago

Numerous works by some of the world's most famous artists. Pollock, Van Gough, Renoir, Monet, Picasso and many more. I by no means am an educated consumer of art but this was a nice experience and a good opportunity for us to get some culture....More

Thank Greg K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

They have student discounts and are super friendly, they also have a cafe but theres some food nearby the museum as well. Wonderful art and exhibits

Thank meggotheeggo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Many artworks to see. There is an in ground tunnel that connects both buildings. I really enjoyed see works from Monet, Manet, Renoir, Pollock, Picasso, and Remington. Huge variety from paintings, sculpture, pottery, etc. Very pricey though. There are costs for general admission and then...More

Thank Mandi D
Reviewed 6 days ago 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 1 week 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

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Jen B
27 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
13 September 2015|
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Response from MFAH | Property representative |
Hi, the MFAH is about 12 miles away from Hobby Airport.