The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
The Museum of Fine Arts Houston is one of the largest art museums in America with more than 300,000 square feet of space devoted to the display of art. The collection contains over 63,000 works of art. There are two major museum buildings: the Caroline Wiess Law Building and the Audrey Jones Beck Building. There are two facilities for the Glassell School of Art: the Studio School of Art for adults, and the Glassell Junior School. There are two house museums that exhibit decorative arts: Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, and Rienzi. MFAH also features The Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden, and 18 acres of public gardens.
For more information about MFAH go to mfah.org. To learn more about exhibitions now on view at the MFAH go to mfah.org/exhibitions. For a complete calendar of events and activities at the MFAH go to mfah.org/calendar.
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.
- General Admission: MFAH Members-FREE Adult-$15 ($14 Online); Senior (65+) $10 ($9 Online); Youth (13-18) $7.50 ($6.50 Online); Child (12 & younger) FREE; Military (ID Required) $10; Student (ID Required) $7.50 Ticketed exhibitions require an additional admission charge. Free Hours: FREE THURSDAY 10 am - 9 pm
Directions & Parking
- Free Parking
- Paid Parking
- Street Parking
Make visiting a snap! Enlarge the map to see main-campus parking options, or download the PDF.
Parking update: A new underground parking garage, located on Montrose Boulevard, is now open!
- The outdoor parking lot on Bissonnet, across from the Law Building, is closed permanently.
- Parking is available in two garages: an above-ground garage at 1144 Binz Street, and a new underground garage at 5101 Montrose Blvd.
- Guests with limited mobility: We recommend that you use the covered drop-off lane at the Main Street entrance to the Beck Building, or use wheelchair-accessible parking in the garage at 1144 Binz Street.
Parking Garage Locations
- 1144 Binz Street
- 5101 Montrose Boulevard
Parking Fees*Parking payments may be made only with a major credit card. Also accepted: MasterCard and Visa debit cards.
MFAH Members Visitors 0–30 minutes FREE FREE 31 minutes–4 hours $6 $10 4–12 hours $10 $18 12–24 hours $35 $35
HoursBoth parking garages are open daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
- (713) 639-7300
Events at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Programs & Activities
Exploring the Artist’s Toolbox
Sep. 14 - Sep. 14, 2017
Arts of Islamic Lands: Selections from The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait
Jan. 30 - Jan. 28, 2018
Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians—The Mohammed Afkhami Collection
Jul. 1 - Sep. 24, 2017
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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