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Museum of Fine Arts

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Boston's oldest, largest and best-known art institution, the MFA houses one of the world's most comprehensive art collections and is renowned for its Impressionist paintings, Asian and Egyptian collections and early American art.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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465 Huntington Ave, Avenue of the Arts, Boston, MA 02115-5597
Fenway / Kenmore
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a wonderful space, with lots to see from all over the world. It is large museum so I'd personally decide what you want to see in advance- I gave a miss to the Impressionist collection, as I can see plenty of this in...More

Thank glossoppearman
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The MFA is always a great place to visit. So much to see and do, I love the Art of Europe and the Art of the Ancient World. I must always stop and see Monet as he is my favorite. We then went on to...More

Thank Emmy2005
Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum has a lot to offer. I really enjoy Monet and they have a lot of earlier Monet paintings. These were nice to view. There was a lot of period furniture to see. Infinity glass and musical instruments were another unique feature to see...More

Thank 321Jackie
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful building and a nice place to spend some time when the weather is too cold for outdoor sightseeing. I saw a lot of families and young children. My kids would have been bored beyond belief, so you know your kids and know if they...More

Thank AhMahGah
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were able to see the pastels that were a limited-time and they were amazing. Also joined a free tour of highlights of American art and it was a great experience. Our guide was very good and made great choices of the highlights that she...More

Thank mlefler
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's a very good museum. Not the best fine arts museum in the country by any means, but it's a great time.

Thank Nikos T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent the morning and really enjoyed it. The museum guide suggested a series of highlights, which were excellent. The Monet selection is gorgeous, as were the paintings by Sargent. Really broad range of items - ancient Egypt right through the ages. Better than expected

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is one of the city's greatest assets, chock full of masterpieces by well known artists but also lots of interesting, less known treasures, furnishings, ancient artifacts and more.

Thank EdSalvato
Reviewed 1 week ago

the museum of fine arts is a real must for museum lovers. its not only the diverse exhibitions but also the variety of arts and design that is exhibited. you find the old well known artists like picasso, monet and a lot of others from...More

Thank rainerstaub
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are things you do because you have to. There are things you do because you want to. And then there are things you do because why not!? If you grew up in or around Boston (I didn't) then you probably went to the Museum...More

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Gayla A
September 24, 2018|
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Response from JBtravel66 | Reviewed this property |
hi, if you check the MFA website for contact information you might be able to ask them directly
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Hi --The Boston MFA Egyptian collection is excellent with artifacts and examples from pre-dynastic through the Egyptian Greco-Roman era. Of particular note are the unusually realistic "Reserve Heads" and the "Red Sculpture... More
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