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Museum of Fine Arts


Museum of Fine Arts

1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, 77005, TX

I’ll let you in on the secret of visiting a decidedly grownup art museum with young ones in tow: turn the massive stairs, escalators, and elevator at the entrance into part of the fun. We rode the escalators and elevators, walked through the colorful tunnel exhibit, and lunched in the museum’s Canopy restaurant until the kids were worn down enough to allow a few peaks at the art, of which there are nearly 60,000 pieces beginning with the Stone Age.

Recent Traveler Reviews

Strangelhy organized, but containing worthwhile art

by Procaccia

The MFA in Houston is worth visiting. They have some good pieces from many cultures. If you do not mind the jumping from one culture to the other, you can find excellent pieces to admire.…

by paulharhen

There were a few buildings to cover. When I was there, there was an exhibition relating to the British royalty, from the National Portrait Gallery in London. I had no interest in this, being Irish...