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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston

(4.6/5 based on 1,800+ reviews on the web)
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. Plan your Museum of Fine Arts, Houston visit and explore what else you can see and do in Houston using our Houston family vacation planner.
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  • The two buildings comprising the museum are in the "museum district" of Houston, a prime location. Parking can be tricky on "free Thursday." Be sure to first try the church lot directly in front and a...  more »
  • I spent three interesting hours there. Which for me was good. I'm not a big museum type person. Two (maybe even three) areas they could improve. 1. Provide better directions to the museum and parking....  more »
  • I enjoy the beauty and peace of the Museum. It transport one back to another time. the museum has different exhibits that are well planned for the public. 
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  • The place is like any other fine arts museum, not saying it's a bad place. Each month (I could be wrong) they bring in something new or so. There was one day I came to MFAH and they had Legos on a table spread out for people who want to create something, and I thought that pretty neat.
  • There's some amazing pieces. Id love to see an audio component like in nyc but the whole museum district is well put together.
  • Number one perk is the free parking. Even if you don't appreciate /like art, there is something for you here. We spent an entire afternoon here and were not in the slightest bored or tired. There is so much to see and talk about. Perfect date location.
  • Every time I go there, I enjoy the masterpiece of great architect "Mies Van Der Rohe". There's a great collection in the museum. You'll enjoy being here.
  • Absolutely love this place! Had a TON of originals my wife or I had ever seen. Michelangelo, Picasos, Dalis! LOVE it! And the tunnel connecting underground is super trippy :)