The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is among the 10 largest art museums in the United States, with an encyclopedic collection of more than 65,000 works of art. The main campus comprises the Audrey Jones Beck Building; the Caroline Wiess Law Building; the Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden; the Glassell School of Art; The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza; and the BBVA Compass Roof Garden. The MFAH has two cafés, a repertory cinema, two libraries, and two nearby house museums for decorative arts: Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, and Rienzi.
Go to mfah.org for exhibition information, a calendar of events, film schedules, and more.
HOURS & ADMISSION
Tuesday - Wednesday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday, 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday, 12:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday: Closed (Except Monday Holidays). Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
- MFAH Members FREE
- Adults $15
- Seniors (65+ with ID) $10
- Military (with ID) $10
- College Students (19+ with ID) $7.50
- Youth (13–18) $7.50
- Children (12 & younger) FREE
- Certain special exhibitions are ticketed, with an additional charge.
Directions & Parking
- Free Parking
- Paid Parking
- Street Parking
Make visiting a snap! Visit mfah.org/parking for complete parking info, including a map you can download.
Two Parking Garages
Parking Garage HoursOpen daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Parking Garage Fees
- Parking payments may be made only with major credit cards, or with MasterCard and Visa debit cards.
- The first 30 minutes are always free. On Thursday, parking is free for visitors who enter the Museum between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
- For hourly rates, go to mfah.org/parking
- (713) 639-7300
Events at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Cantare Houston Holiday Concert
Dec. 18 - Dec. 18, 2018
Always Greener: Seeing and Seeking Suburbia—Selections from the Museum’s Collection
Aug. 21 - Feb. 3, 2019
The Connoisseur’s Eye: New Perspectives on Ceramics in the Rienzi Collection
Sep. 1 - Jan. 13, 2019
A History of Photography: Selections from the Museum’s Collection
Sep. 12 - Feb. 24, 2019
Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol
Oct. 7 - Jan. 27, 2019
Garden Paradise: The Magnificent Safavid Carpet from the Burrell Collection, Glasgow
Nov. 2 - Mar. 24, 2019
Mending: Craft and Community—Selections from the Museum’s Collection
Dec. 8 - Jun. 9, 2019
Members Tour “Garden Paradise: The Magnificent Safavid Carpet from the Burrell Collection, Glasgow”
Dec. 8 - Dec. 29, 2018
Exclusive Tour “Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol”
Dec. 10 - Jan. 14, 2019
Special Offers / Dining
- We have a Restaurant
Paolo Fronza, from Fellini Caffè, runs this sophisticated dining operation. Enjoy an array of Italian-inspired fare with a Texas flair, a European-style coffee bar, a kids menu, and much more at the MFA Café, located on the lower level of the Beck Building.
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