Rienzi

1406 Kirby Dr.
Houston, TX 77019- Map It
(713) 639-7800

AAA Editor Notes

Rienzi is off US 59 exit Kirby, then n. to 1406 Kirby Dr. The European decorative arts collection of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is displayed in the former home of philanthropists Carroll Sterling Masterson and Harris Masterson III. The villa, which is surrounded by formal gardens, is a showcase for 17th-, 18th- and 19th-century European art and antiques, including more than 800 pieces of Worcester porcelain. Guided tours are available.
House tour $8; $5 (ages 65+, ages 13-18 with adult, and college students with ID). Gardens free. House tour reservations are recommended Wed.-Sat. Under 12 must be with an adult.
Hours: Guided 1-hour house tours depart Wed.-Sat. at 10, 11, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30, Sun. every half-hour 1-4, Sept.-July. Self-guiding garden tours daily 10-4:30, Sept.-July. Closed major holidays.