Saturdays (10am) & Thursdays (6pm), September thru May
Reservations are recommended but not required for walking tours. Reservations are required for bicycle tours. Limited attendees per tour. Tours depart promptly at the scheduled time. Please arrive early to allow time for check-in and parking. Weather permitting. Tours will take place in moderate rain. Pets are strongly discouraged and are not allowed inside buildings on tours.
$5 for AIA Houston members
$5 for architecture students with current ID
Cash and check only at the tour. Credit card payments accepted online with advance registration. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-520-0155.
Museum District Walking Tour
The Houston Museum District is one of the few areas in the country with such a dense population of museums, public art, contemporary architecture, and landscape design. On this 2-hour walking tour you will experience the quintessential Modernism of Mies van der Rohe, the structuralist view point of Gunnar Birkerts, the simplicity and craft of Isamu Noguchi, and the first free standing American structure designed by Yoshio Taniguchi. Come explore these and other world class examples of design with ArCH tour guides and trace the chronology of significant cultural shifts from the early twentieth century through today.
Meet outside the Bissonnet Street entrance to the MFAH Sculpture Garden, 5101 Montrose Blvd, 77006. Street and lot parking available.