Road closure notice: Due to construction, some streets surrounding the Menil’s campus may be temporarily closed.

Free admission, always.


11 a.m.–7 p.m.

Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

Arriving at the Menil Collection

Parking lots are located at 1515 West Alabama Street and next to Richmond Hall at 1500 Richmond Avenue. Street parking is also available.

The bike racks are at 1515 West Alabama Street.

METRO bus stops can be found along Richmond Avenue and Montrose Boulevard.

Things to Know

  • Please don’t touch the art. Young children are fast; encourage them to stay by your side. Strollers are welcome in the galleries.

  • Backpacks and luggage may be stored at the complimentary coat check.

  • Food and beverages are not allowed in the museum buildings.

  • Photography is permitted in the entryways and hallways but not inside of the galleries.

  • Guns, weapons of any kind, and hazardous materials are not permitted.


11 a.m.–7 p.m.

Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

Open until 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.

Closed major holidays including Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.


Main Building
1533 Sul Ross St.

Menil Drawing Institute
1412 W. Main St.

Cy Twombly Gallery
1501 Branard St.

Richmond Hall
1500 Richmond Ave.

The Menil Collection Bookstore
1520 Sul Ross St.

Fresco Building
4011 Yupon St.
Please note this building is off view.


All Menil Collection buildings have accessible entrances.

The main building's accessible entrance is located at 1533 Sul Ross Street.

The main parking lot has accessible parking. Those visiting the Dan Flavin installation at Richmond Hall can find accessible parking in the building’s lot.

A limited number of wheelchairs are available for visitor use inside the museum’s buildings.

Trained service animals on a leash and under their owner’s control are welcome. Pets and emotional support animals are not allowed in the museum’s buildings.

For further assistance, please call 713-525-9400.

Group Visits

The Menil welcomes groups of visitors, but does not offer guided tours or allow public lecturing in the galleries. If you'd like to schedule a visit, please notify us one week in advance, by calling 713-525- 9400.

School groups must provide one adult chaperone for every ten students.

The bus drop off is located at the main entrance, 1533 Sul Ross Street. Buses may park along Mulberry Street only.