► See new visiting protocols, including requirements for face masks and social distancing. Advance timed tickets recommended. We welcome all visitors at any time. 

            
Face Mask
Required

Uso de Mascarilla
Obligatorio
Temperature
Check Required

Sujeto a Chequeo
de Temperatura
Social Distancing
Required

Mantenga la Debida Distancia
No Food/
Beverages;
MFA Café Closed

No Se Permite
Comida ni Bebidas
Credit Card Only; No Cash
Solo Tarjetas
de Crédito;
Nada en Efectivo

No Large Bags; Coat Check Closed
Se Prohiben
Bolsas Grandes

Make Your Museum Visit Enjoyable
• Wear comfortable shoes! The MFAH has 300,000 square feet of exhibition space.
• Babies are welcome, and strollers are permitted.
• The MFAH operates a lost-and-found service: call 713.639.7300.

Accessibility
• For information about services and special programs for visitors with disabilities, call 713.639.7300 or stop by the admissions desks. Learn More
• Wheelchairs, in limited numbers, are available for temporary use during your visit; please notify an attendant in the lobby.

Languages
• For recorded visitor information in Spanish, call 713.639.7379.
• MFAH staff members speak a number of languages, including French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
• To inquire about interpretive services, stop by the admission desks.

Photography and Visitor Guidelines
• Visit mfah.org/policies to see the photography policy for the main campus, Rienzi, and Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens.
• Please help our preservation efforts and keep in mind that touching works of art is prohibited.
• Smoking of any kind, including e-cigarettes and vapor cigarettes, is not permitted inside the Museum, Glassell School, Bayou Bend, and Rienzi; not permitted in the outdoor spaces at Cullen Sculpture Garden, The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza, the BBVA Roof Garden, Bayou Bend, and Rienzi; and not permitted within 25 feet of all entrances and exits.

Parking and Public Transportation
• Visit mfah.org/parking to see where to park or to plan your trip on Houston METRO.

Firearms Not Permitted
• The MFAH is firearms-free. Firearms, including without limitation handguns, shotguns, and rifles (whether concealed or openly carried) are prohibited on the MFAH premises: See sections 30.06 and 30.07 for the policy in English and Spanish. For additional details, visit the City of Houston website: Open Carry Information