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.

Special Exhibition

Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950 
On view through May 21, 2017
Dive deeper into specific topics and artists, and hear excerpts of Cuban music known as Nueva Trova, a style of music that emerged in Cuba in the 1960s that is often associated with the revolution. Access the audio guide via your mobile device by visiting or rent a device at any admissions desk. Available in English and Spanish.