Audio Tours

Museum audio tours offer a variety of seasonal guides developed and narrated by curators and conservators for visitors' self-directed learning experiences. Tour the MFAH art collections and temporary exhibitions at your own pace.

New material, including tours in Spanish, is added on a continual basis. All tours are available in the lobbies for a single daily rental of $5, or $4 for Museum members.

The MFAH Collections

Beyond the Surface
Explore the mysteries and stories behind the Museum's art collections as told by the conservators, who are charged with preserving these works for the future. From vases to sculpture to paintings to installation pieces—pick and choose as you go, from a selection of 30 objects. Available in both English and Spanish.


Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna’s Imperial Collections
On view June 14–September 13, 2015
Find out more about the spectacular masterworks and rare objects on loan from the collection of the Habsburg Dynasty—the emperors of the Holy Roman Empire and other powerful rulers. Available in both English and Spanish.