Texas Independence Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Houston: Rothko Chapel

Photo by TXDOT

A tranquil meditative environment inspired by the mural canvases of Russian born American painter Mark Rothko (1903-1970), the Chapel welcomes over 60,000 visitors each year, people of every faith and from all parts of the world. It is a place alive with religious ceremonies of all faiths, and where the experience and understanding of all traditions are encouraged and made available. Action takes the form of supporting human rights, and thus the Chapel has become a rallying place for all people concerned with peace, freedom, and social justice throughout the world.


  • 1409 Sul Ross Street
  • Houston, Texas
  • 77006


Hours & Fees

  • Daily 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Please check the website's visitor calendar to plan your visit and to ensure that the Chapel is not closed for a private ceremony or public program.

  • Free, donations accepted.