Group Visits and Tours

The Museum offers discounted admission for visits, tours, and packages to groups of 10 or more for the Museum’s permanent collection 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.

Want to schedule a tour for students? Learn more about bringing a school group to the Museum.


Guided Tours

Intimate guided tours are available for groups of 10 or more. Group tours include orientation, discounts at The MFAH Shop, and all-day Museum admission. 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 one week prior to the tour.

Guided Tour Fees

MFAH Collections
$19 Adults
$16 Seniors 65+
$14 Youths 13–18
$14 Children 12 & under

Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River
$27 Adults
$24 Seniors 65+
$24 Youths 13–18
$12 Children 12 & under

► View a list of guided group tour topics

► Request a guided tour for your group today

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Self-Guided Visits

Groups of 10 or more may book a visit to explore the permanent collections without a guide. Ticketed exhibitions are also available for these self-guided visits. 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.

Self-Guided Group Admission

MFAH Collections
$12 Adults
$8 Seniors 65+
$6 Youths 13–18
$6 Children 12 & under

Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River
$18 Adults
$14 Seniors 65+
$14 Youths 13–18
$8 Children 12 & under

Ticketed exhibition prices for self-guided admission vary by cost of exhibition.

Request a self-guided tour for your group today.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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