Group Visits and Tours

The MFAH offers discounted admission for visits, tours and packages to groups of 10 or more for the Museum’s collections and select exhibitions. Membership benefits and free individual admission may not be used in conjunction with group visits.

Call 713.639.7878 or e-mail groupsales@mfah.org for more information or to book your group today.

Group Visits of the MFAH Collections
For a discounted group rate, make your reservations two weeks in advance, and make your payment a minimum of 24 hours prior to your visit. 

Group admission: $12 per person. Senior and youth groups receive an additional discount: $8 per person for senior groups (65+) and $6 per person for youth groups (1318). Children ages 12 and younger are admitted free. For school group visits, see information on how to book school tours.

Guided Group Tours

Intimate guided tours are available for groups of 10 or more. Group tours include orientation, all-day museum admission, and shopping discounts. See one of the many exhibitions on view, or select a themed tour from the topics below. Reservations are required at least three weeks in advance, and payment must be received a minimum of two weeks prior to the tour.

Guided Group admission: $19 per adult. Senior, youth, and child groups receive an additional discount: $16 per person for senior groups (65+) and $14 per person for youth groups (1318) and child groups (12 and younger). Guided group tour prices for ticketed exhibitions vary by cost of exhibition. Call 713.639.7878 or e-mail groupsales@mfah.org for specific pricing.

Tours for School Groups
Learn more about bringing a school group to the Museum.


Group Dining

Enhance your visit by combining a guided tour with the perfect culinary experience for your group. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snacks at the Museum’s own Cafe Express.


Group Visits to Rienzi


Experience the glamour and glory of 18th-century Europe at Rienzi, the MFAH house museum for European decorative arts. Rienzi features one of the world’s finest collections of Worcester porcelain. Discount admission rates and guided group tours are available Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.

To schedule your visit, contact rienzi@mfah.org or 713.639.7800.


Group Visits to Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens


Travel back in time to colonial America at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, the MFAH house museum for American decorative arts. The estate is set amidst 14 acres of richly landscaped gardens adorned by fountains and statues. Discount admission rates are available for groups of 24 or more.

To schedule your visit, call 713.639.7758.


Gallery Talks

All guests are welcome to drop into free gallery talks, available every day! These tours, led by dedicated museum educators, share connections between different works of art, cultures, and time periods. See the Gallery Talks and Tours page to learn more about these free tours and visit our calendar for upcoming topics.


Private Events & Entertaining

Make your next celebration distinct by hosting it at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston—the largest fine arts museum in the Southwest. To learn more about corporate entertainment privileges and benefits, contact the MFAH Development Department at 713.639.7571. For general inquires, contact the MFAH Special Events Department at 713.639.7754.