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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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  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 21:45
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 yesterday

I think one of the best museums in the country. They have a wonderful jewelry curator and we had as part of a conference, special tour of current exhibit and back room exhibitions of certain treasures. A wonderful experience in an excellent museum.

Thank Gail C
Reviewed yesterday

A year between visits, and two hours to spend... easily lost in the current Matisse collection which was so absorbing and enriching... we planned to quickly look into the exhibit of Robert McCluskey and were transported to that childlike happy place that his drawings evoke....More

Thank anita w
Reviewed yesterday

The museums special programs for kids is a wonderful, fun way to teach kids to observe, think about and enjoy the world they live in. An excellent way to interest them in art

Thank Margaret K
Reviewed yesterday

Our family of 4 enjoyed an afternoon in the museum. I wish we had had more time, because our brief visit barely touched the surface of all it had to offer. The museum is beautiful and full of every kind of art- textiles, photography, audiovisual,...More

Thank jkumpon
Reviewed yesterday

One of the best museums in the US in my opinion. The art and antiquities there reminded me of a combination of the British Museum and the National Gallery in London. I spent six of the 7 hours it is open there but one cannot...More

Thank dolphinslaxer
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum houses a extremely well selected collection, and it satisfies almost every taste of art you might have: Japanese, Flemish, Pre-Columbian, Contemporary, French Impressionism, Egyptian mummies, etc. It has 4 levels of well preserved art and it easily navegable despite being large. There are...More

Thank nuwandabob
Reviewed 2 days ago

A great museum with fantastic collections--from textiles, to European, to Asian, to Ancient World, to jewelry, to photography, to musical instruments---you get the "picture."

Thank raymondmC6721ME
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can eat in the New American Cafe in the Shapiro Courtyard if you want wait staff -- or go down to the Garden Cafeteria and help yourself. Food is fresh and tasty at either venue. . MFA also has lots of very knowledgeable guides...More

Thank GrayHairedGranny
Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing art, beautifully presented. The Museum staff was very helpful in guiding us throughout this very large building. Ate lunch there - it was good but the smells seeped into the Galleries.

Thank 149maryjanef
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited June 22nd 2017. The museum is just the right size. Not too big. The temporary exhibits, Matisse, Lodz Ghetto photographs, Botticelli, were fascinating with interesting and longer than usual explanations besides them so that an audio explanation was not necessary. Beautiful permanent exhibits...More

Thank edithrad
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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Is there wifi?
23 May 2017|
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Response from c-m-e97 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. We didn't use our phones while visiting.
what is the cost and hours
12 April 2017|
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Response from Daniel S | Reviewed this property |
It's expensive but I think wensday nights are free
I am not able to buy admission tickets online for July? How far in advance can one purchase online?
6 April 2017|
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Response from cms0141 | Reviewed this property |
There is no need for advanced purchases. Same day at museum, upon admission is perfect.