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Museum of Fine Arts

465 Huntington Ave, Avenue of the Arts, Boston, MA 02115-5597
+1 617-267-9300
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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
465 Huntington Ave, Avenue of the Arts, Boston, MA 02115-5597
Fenway / Kenmore
+1 617-267-9300
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I attended the museum with my friends several times various exhibitions. Highly recommend this wonderful museum.

Thank VolhaAdz
Reviewed 3 days ago

Spend the afternoon surrounded by beauty in this incredible beautiful Museum. I true treasure to the City of Boston. You will find everything you want and all different genres. The restaurants are terrific too. When the weather is terrible, come inside.

Thank kris133
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I'm not an art person but there are so many interesting things to see here that one visit is definitely not enough. I think the way the museum was built/exhibitions distributed is confusing and hard to follow .

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Thank Carlos B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’m an art lover who loves to visit a museum in every city we travel to but my husband and daughter don’t always feel the same...I convinced them to go with me for an activity on a super cold day while visiting and they loved...More

Thank Abby S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Do not miss this museum. Exceptional pre and post revolutionary art work. You can see Revere's portrait that his family disliked so much for its simplicity that they banished it to the attic. The silver Liberty Bowl is directly in front of the portrait. Washington...More

Thank ehillr0und
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to the MFA multiple times, they always have exciting new exhibits as well as a solid permanent collection

1  Thank Melissa D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This used to be one of the great museums on the planet. They have unfortunately removed several of their old masters and ancient world exhibits to make way for "installations" and other ephemera. I was particularly annoyed by the placement of Rosso, "Dead Christ with...More

1  Thank OlgaP319
Reviewed 1 week ago

A huge variety of art work here and an iconic Boston visit that really should be done ! Try to get yourself out on MFA nights when the gallery is open to the late hours of the morning.

Thank Jean-Luc B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum houses an impressive collection of a variety of artwork. I particularly enjoyed the Impressionist, Masters, Egyptian and Mesoamerican pieces. Included in the museums collection were artists such as Van Gogh, Manet, Monet, Pissarro, Picasso, Reubens, Gauguin, El Greco as well as a large...More

1  Thank hounds75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing collection of all types of art. You could easily spend hrs here and I'm sure people do. You can very easily get lost (in a good way) wondering around. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank vbrody
Fenway / Kenmore
The Curse of the Bambino may have ended years ago, but
loyal Red Sox fans will continue to infiltrate this
home to historic Fenway Park, where you can find
victory banners, people yelling in stereotypical
Boston accents, and lots of sports bars. Located
within Kenmore Square, the old gas station Citgo sign
is another Boston skyline classic seen throughout the
city. In addition to a hectic and diehard sports
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26 December 2017|
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Response from lotusflower2017 | Reviewed this property |
Sometimes you can grab street parking, but rarely. Or you can take the T - no parking needed!
17 November 2017|
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Response from Robert M | Reviewed this property |
It was $25 each, but gave another opportunity to enter without further charge within 10days of purchase. Hope this helps
1 October 2017|
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Response from knik781 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about that as security changes frequently as the times demand. It is probably best to call them directly.