MFAH Rienzi | Kids Out and About Houston

MFAH Rienzi

Address: 
1406 Kirby Drive
Houston , TX , 77098
Phone: 713-639-7800
29° 45' 26.55" N, 95° 25' 1.02" W
Contact name: 
Ryan
Business/organization type: 
Rienzi, the MFAH (Museum of Fine Arts, Houston) house museum for European decorative arts and paintings. Rienzi welcomes visitors for tours, family programs, lectures, music performances, and a variety of special events.

Rienzi, the MFAH house museum for European decorative arts and paintings, is situated on four acres of wooded gardens in the historic River Oaks neighborhood, about five miles from the main MFAH campus and about two miles from Bayou Bend, the MFAH house museum for American decorative arts and paintings.

Formerly the home of philanthropists Carroll Sterling Masterson and Harris Masterson III, Rienzi was designed by prominent Houston architect John Staub in 1952. Opened to the public in 1999, Rienzi houses a substantial collection of European decorative arts, paintings, furnishings, porcelain, and miniatures. Rienzi welcomes visitors for tours, family programs, lectures, music performances, and a variety of special events.

 

Open hours: 
Sunday: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Arts: Performance, Arts: Visual, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts

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