The Museum offers intimate guided tours 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. Please reserve your tour at least three weeks in advance, and make sure your payment is received a minimum of two weeks prior to the tour.
Select a topic from below for your tour.
Get more information and an application for a guided group tour.
"Highlights of the MFAH"
Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works of art in the Museum collections in this one-hour guided tour. Browse 100 Highlights of the MFAH for a glimpse at Museum favorites.
Tours of the Museum Collections
Looking for a more focused tour? Choose from the themes and collections below:
"American Painting & Sculpture"
See how American art reveals fascinating stories of U.S. history and traditions as you tour the Museum’s collection of 18th- to 20th-century American paintings and sculpture. Stroll through the galleries and view fine examples by William Merritt Chase, Frederic Remington, John Singer Sargent, and other noted artists.
"Arts of Asia"
Discover Asian art from five geographic areas: China, India, Indonesia, Japan, and Korea. Bridge the past with the present while viewing ancient works from 2400 BC to contemporary objects of the 21st century.
"Impressionist Masterpieces of the MFAH"
Explore the Museum’s remarkable Beck Collection of Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, and early Modernism. Experience works of art expressed through color and light, and see the dynamic brushwork of artists including Mary Cassatt, Vincent van Gogh, and Claude Monet.
Special Exhibition Tours
Guided group tour prices for special exhibitions vary by cost of exhibition.
Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House
June 22–September 21, 2014
Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River
October 26, 2014–February 1, 2015