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Rothko Chapel

1409 sul Ross St, Houston, TX 77006-4829
+1 713-524-9839
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Beautiful Quiet space in Houston

The Rothko Chapel was designed for quiet reflection. The space has benches and dark panels to look... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
HankScorpi0
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Houston, Texas
Quiet Meditation for Groups and Indiviuals, Infinitty Space

If you want a relaxing experience, in an Infinity , Space type of Building where you can feel your... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
genoacowboy
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Houston, Texas
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A tribute to contemporary art: this beautiful building contains 14 paintings by the famous artist Mark Rothko and a sculpture by Barnett Newman.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“reflecting pool” (15 reviews)
“quiet space” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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1409 sul Ross St, Houston, TX 77006-4829
Neartown/ Montrose
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+1 713-524-9839
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Rothko Chapel was designed for quiet reflection. The space has benches and dark panels to look at while you lose yourself to the silence. As your eyes adjust to the dark, the panels feel more vivid and complex. There is a really lovely sculpture...More

Thank HankScorpi0
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you want a relaxing experience, in an Infinity , Space type of Building where you can feel your spirit soar and meditate in Air Conditioning to get out of the Houston Heat / Pollution, this is a place to go to often.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful home for art, for spirituality and communication. This is the heart of Houston. You will not want to miss it.

Thank D. Nathan M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful and spiritually moving and inspiring site. The Rothko Chapel stretched my spiritual mind and left me with a profound appreciation and respect for other cultures and their unique but surprisingly similar perspectives on spirituality and one's inner well being. Right from the very entryway,...More

Thank Anne G
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

The goal of this museum seems to be reflection. We certainly accomplished that. Stark, sacred space.

Thank Pepweb
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

This is a surreal setting. It is in a residential neighborhood which surprises the visitor upon first exposure. When you approach the chapel you begin to experience its wonder and inspirational powers. Inside, quiet reflection is most gratifying and peace-giving. Truly a spiritual encounter. Leave...More

Thank jamiel0uh
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Idyllic setting for a chapel but the Black & Purple paintings ( very large) were not to my taste but then again I may be a philistine as far as art goes. Definitely different and quite possibly interesting but they did assist some people in...More

Thank John W
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Very peaceful space in a busy city. Set in a small park area this chapel which features a large number of Rothko works is a relaxing place to spend some time, you can sit inside the chapel of spend some time near the tranquility pool...More

Thank 00Urizen00
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

quite beautiful . Space is surrounded by dark Rothkos in black and purple Give an impression of eternity. Lovely to see if at the Menil next door

Thank MikeBirdman
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

There's no question that this is the kind of modern art which is incredibly polarising, At first glance any but the most pretentious self-selecting cognoscenti are going to have their doubts. My wife and I did. But the longer we sat in the quietness of...More

Thank AllanJGJ
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