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Weekend Tours of The Orange Show

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9am - 12pm

The Orange Show in the East End, a folk art environment, is offering guided tours on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Tours will all be limited to eight people, and last approximately 30 minutes, and will give an overview of the history of the entirely outdoors Orange Show and delve into the mind of its creator, Jefferson Davis McKissack.
The Orange Show
A monumental work of handmade architecture, located in Houston's East End, The Orange Show was built single handedly by McKissack from 1956 until its completion in 1979, by theby the late Jefferson Davis McKissack, a retired Houston postal worker.
The outdoor, 3,000 square-foot environment is maze-link in design and includes an oasis, a wishing well, a pond, stage, museum, gift shop, and several upper decks. It's constructed of concrete, brick, steel and found objects including gears, tiles, wagon wheels, mannequins, tractor seats and statuettes.
The Orange Show is on the National Register of Historic Places and is considered one of the most important folk art environments in the United States.
Similar tours of the companion folk art experience in Rice Military, The Beer Can House, are also available over the weekend.
Social Distancing & COVID-19 Precautions
Face masks are required for entry and must be worn throughout the duration of the tour. Social distancing is also required. Hand sanitizer will be available for all guests.
Please contact this organizer directly if you have any questions about their operational guidelines during this time.
Click here: link for the latest updates from Texas Medical Center on COVID-19 cases in the Greater Houston area.
$5 per person free for ages 12 and under. Tickets must be purchased online in advance. Click here: link to order tickets or for more information.
  • Art
  • Outdoors