The Menil Collection

Campus Open

The safety of the Menil Collection’s visitors and staff is our top priority. The museum requires the following protocols in all of its buildings:
Face masks, Practice social distancing, Coat checked closed, Reduced visitor capacity

What to expect:
• Masks that cover your nose and mouth are required for your entire museum visit.
• Social distancing is encouraged.
• Coat check is unavailable, and large bags, backpacks, and strollers are not permitted.
• Visitor capacity is reduced and maintained in our art buildings. Please make reservations in advance to ensure entry.
• The main museum building and the Menil Drawing Institute have a single visitor entrance. Please enter the main building using the Sul Ross Street entrance.
• The museum has enhanced cleaning of high-touch surfaces throughout the day.
• Hand-sanitizer units are stationed throughout the buildings.
• The Menil Collection Bookstore is open with a capacity of 8 visitors at a time. The store continues to offer direct mail delivery and curbside pickup for purchases.
To reserve your free timed entry, click the Reserve Tickets button. For assistance, please call the Menil Collection at (713) 525-9400.

Click here to reserve tickets


  • Wednesday - Sunday, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Closed Monday and Tuesday.
    Closed major holidays including Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
  • Free Hours: Always free!

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Street Parking
  • The Menil Collection parking lot is located on West Alabama between Mandell and Mulberry. Street parking is available in the surrounding neighborhood.

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