In its totality, the MFAH is the fifth largest museum in the country. It spans some 300,000 square feet of exhibition space over seven different facilities, including the Caroline Wiess Law Building, Glassell School of Art, and Bayou Bend Collections and Gardens, former home of famed Texas philanthropist Ima Hogg (donated by her in 1957). Founded in 1924, MFAH was the first art museum building in Texas; now it serves more than 1.25 million people per year. The permanent collection of the museum features more than 40,000 pieces or work from six different continents.
Museum of Fine Arts
Houston, TX 77005
Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday thru Saturday: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday: 12:15 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Closed Monday, except some holidays
Seniors and children: $3.50
Free for children under 5 yrs
Free on Thursdays: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.