Gallery Tours

All visitors are welcome to drop in and enjoy gallery tours! Museum educators share connections between different works of art, cultures, and time periods.

Gallery tours are offered daily. Check the tour calendar for times and topics.

Although tours are geared toward adults, children are also welcome to attend. No reservations are required. Free with Museum admission; free for Museum members.

Tours for Museum Members

Museum members are invited to attend exclusive, hour-long tours every Saturday morning at 11 a.m. Advance reservations are recommended: E-mail or call 713.353.1550.

See members-only tours, previews, and events in the coming week.


Lunch + Look

On weekdays, drop in on a lunchtime gallery tour for free as part of the Lunch + Look program. When you have lunch at the Museum café or the on-site daily food truck, you may bring your receipt to any admissions desk for free same-day general admission on weekdays. Enter the Museum between 12 noon and 2 p.m. and stay as long as you wish, until closing time.

► Dining at the MFAH


Audio Guides

For a more self-directed learning experience, Museum audio guides offer a variety of seasonal tours developed and narrated by curators and conservators. Tour the MFAH art collections and temporary exhibitions at your own pace with audio guides, available for rent in the lobbies.

Learn more about audio tours.


Group Tours

Guided group tours, available for adult groups of 10 or more, encourage participants to look closely, to discuss observations, and to make connections between works of art. Each tour lasts about an hour and can be tailored to meet a variety of interests.

See topics and details to help you plan plan your group tour.