Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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  • Find tranquility in the Cullen Sculpture Garden, an oasis of art and nature showcasing masterworks of 20th- and 21st-century sculpture by artists including Henri Matisse and Auguste Rodin.
  • View exquisite objects created in the Near East, Egypt, Greece and the Roman Empire.
  • Get a lively overview of the story of art in the United States from the 19th and early 20th centuries in the American art galleries.
  • Explore the museum’s Contemporary art collection that ranges across five continents and reflects today’s global culture.
  • Introduce art to the whole family with free family activities in the galleries every Sunday afternoon.


1001 Bissonnet Street, Museum District
Houston, TX 77005
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Fri-Sat, 11am-6pm
Sun, 12:30-6pm
Mon-Tues, closed
Wed, 11am-5pm
Thu, 11am-9pm
Closed Mondays (except federal holidays), Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

(713) 639-7771


Specially ticketed exhibitions: Some specially ticketed exhibitions, events and films may require an additional fee.

Discount: Get 10% off in the MFAH gift shop. See booklet or CityPASS Travel Guide for details.

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Advice for Visitors


  • Free family activities in the galleries are available every Sunday afternoon.
  • Thursdays are free to the public and may be more crowded.
  • When visiting MFAH, you can re-enter any part of the museum buildings the entire day of purchase. Just show your admission sticker.
  • For everything you need to know to plan your visit, click here.


  • Dining: MFA Café
  • Gift Shops: MFAH Shop

Accessibility: All public galleries are accessible to wheelchair users and other visitors who cannot use stairs. Wheelchairs available on a first-come, first-served basis for all museum locations. Call for details, (713) 639-7300.

Parking/Transportation: Click here for information on parking, transportation and directions. Museum is accessible via METRORail.

Best Time to Visit: Tuesdays and Wednesdays are often less crowded than weekends and Thursdays, when the Museum offers free general admission.

Groups: Groups of 10 or more: Call (713) 639-7878 or email in advance of arrival.