If you’re a fan of Van Gogh and would love to see his art live, then you should visit the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit in Houston.
The immersive experience can transport you to the canvas of Van Gogh’s art. At the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit, you’ll see a stunning version of the artist’s animated work digitally projected all over the room. Here, you can either roam or sit down while the images move, showcasing all the details and enabling you to look deeply into the perfect brushstrokes and colors.
The show, which lasts approximately 40 minutes, passes through Van Gogh’s main works and features his landscapes, night sky, self-portraits, and other celebrated paintings. The highlights include the Nuit étoilée (Starry Night) and Les Tournesols (Sunflowers).
All of these images are passing by accompanied by music, leaving you fully absorbed in Van Gogh’s world.
If this sounds interesting, you’re in the right place! This post contains all you need to enjoy the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit in Houston, including how to get here, ticket information and other tips for your visit.
Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit Houston vs. Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience
There are currently two Van Gogh experiences in Houston: Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit Houston (site) and Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience (site).
Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience features a 2-story projection of his work, a virtual reality experience, a gallery using storytelling to showcase his life and art, and a studio so you can be an artist for the day.
This experience is available in other cities in the US like Miami, Dallas, New Orleans, Las Vegas, and New York, and in locations like London and Berlin.
Tickets to Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience start at US$ 34.90, and the exact location is Marq’e Entertainment Center, Suite # 360, 7620 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX, 77024.
Now the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit is a digital art experience that features the artist’s main works. The famous paintings are displayed on the screen and accompanied by a curated soundtrack that involves you for a few minutes into the art.
The Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit is also available in other locations in North America, such as Toronto, Dallas, Chicago, New York, and San Antonio.
Location and Getting Here
The Van Gogh exhibit exact address is 1314 Brittmoore Rd, Houston, TX, 77043.
The best way to get to the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit is by car. There’s free parking available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
If you’re not from Houston, you can either rent a car at the airport (which is also the best way to get around and see the city’s top attractions), or use ride-sharing services like Uber, Lyft, or Alto.
There’s a scheduled entry time to enjoy the projections of Van Gogh’s masterpieces. You can check the time availability when checking the buy tickets page.
Also, you should allocate at least 40 minutes of your day to getting lost in this room. The show sometimes runs on a loop, so you can spend more time here appreciating multiple viewings.
Van Gogh Immersive Experience Houston tickets
There are various tickets to enjoy the Van Gogh Immersive Experience in Houston. Also, ticket prices can change based on peak days/hours.
The 3 types of tickets are:
- VIP: this type of ticket gives you priority access, a limited-edition poster, a VIP souvenir laminate, a rental cushion, a US$ 10 voucher to use at the gift shop when you go, and the flexibility to arrive 1 hour before or after your scheduled time.
- Premium-FLEX: with this one, you can get a limited-edition poster, a rental cushion, and the flexibility to arrive 1 hour before or after your scheduled time.
- Basic: this ticket is for admission with a fixed time.
Prices for Van Gogh Immersive Experience in Houston are
- VIP: US$ 79.99 (off-peak) and US$ 99.99 (peak)
- Premium-FLEX: US$ 49.99 (off-peak) and US$ 64.99 (peak)
- Basic: US$ 39.99 (off-peak) and US$ 54.99 (peak)
- Children (ages between 6 and 16): US$ 29.99 (off-peak) and US$ 34.99 (peak)
Things to see at Van Gogh Immersive Experience Houston
Apart from the screen, don’t miss the chance to see other interesting things when visiting the Van Gogh Immersive Experience in Houston.
At the entrance, one of the first things you’ll see is the sunflower map of Texas, which is also a good photo stop.
Then, you’ll see the Van Gogh Chapel with the artist’s work before entering the main gallery for the exhibit.
In the end, you should also pop by the Gift Shop to purchase a souvenir to give as a gift or to remind you of this memorable experience.
Places to eat nearby
After seeing the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit, grab a bite in one of the top restaurants in Houston:
- Truth BBQ
- Coppa Osteria
Other activities nearby
When in Houston, don’t miss the chance to see the Space Center Houston, shop at the Galleria Mall, walk around downtown to find graffiti murals, and go to The Post.
Other top things to do in the city include trying Texas BBQ and going to one of the best breweries in Houston.
And if you want to be outdoors, you should go for a stroll in one of the parks, like Buffalo Bayou Park, Hermann Park, or Memorial Park.
Van Gogh Immersive Experience Houston FAQ
Where in Houston is the Van Gogh exhibit?
The Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit address is 1314 Brittmoore Rd, Houston, TX, 77043.
How long is the immersive Van Gogh exhibit in Houston?
The exhibit at Immersive Van Gogh Houston lasts about 40 minutes.
When I visited it, the screen was running on a loop so I could stay for more than one viewing. So be sure to check if it’s currently happening when you go.
How many Van Gogh exhibits are in Houston?
There are currently two: the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit Houston and Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience.
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