One of the ten most-attended musuems in the United States, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is also one of the largest museums in the country, featuring 64,000 works from six continents. Come to view the Impressionist and Postimpressionist art, as well as pieces from the Baroque and Renaissance periods, plus sculptures from Africa, South America, the Caribbean islands, and the South Pacific. Check at the entrance or online for details about temporary exhibits. Use our Houston vacation maker website to visit Museum of Fine Arts, Houston on your trip to Houston, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Reviews
We went to this museum after the Museum of Natural Science and it was wonderful. The art was amazing and there is so much to see. Thursday’s are free (except for additional exhibits they have) so go o... more »
We were in Houston for a few days, and had to check out the museum, especially for the Vincent Van Gogh: His life in art Exhibit. The exhibit was extremely crowded and made me question the museum etiq... more »
The Houston Museum of Fine Arts is a site to behold. Spread across two sprawling buildings and showcasing hundreds of artworks from ancient civilizations to modern artists, everything is curated and beautifully displayed. The museum has wonderful artifacts from Asian countries and a massive collection of gold artworks. The Japanese permanent collection is beautiful, with lots of information on the production of the old watercolors. There’s too much to write about but it’s a museum worth seeing and spending hours in. The cafe was delicious and we didn’t wait very long at all for our food.
Under 12 get in free, go get them kids some culture . It's nice and quiet and a very soothing place to go see some pretty pictures of the inside of the house and the other one is a good time for you to come to. Art is the best and I am not too smart, but I live to come here and I always feel better after the visit. No touching.
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