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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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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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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

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 yesterday

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 yesterday

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
Reviewed yesterday

The quality of the art displayed was world class. We spent a couple of brilliant hours in here enjoying and appreciating such amazing works.

Thank Daysters2014
Reviewed yesterday

The MFA is stellar with a vast collection putting it as one of the top museums in the U.S. It's always busy but it's large and once you get inside you can find your niche. There's so much to see and many wings to cover....More

Thank Tamara B
Reviewed yesterday

I cannot be more thankful that we have this great institution in Boston. Regardless which are your personal preferences in art and design, you will find something of interest for you. The display of the art pieces is done in a way that you don't...More

Thank bddrr
Reviewed yesterday

I took my nieces in an effort to tired them out. There was so much to see there, that I got tired before they did. It's a huge place, so make sure you get a map. The staff are also very helpful with giving directions.

Thank Pinkness3
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went there, but was in a bit of a hurry. Nice facility, I stayed for 1 1/2 hours but could have stayed for 3.

Thank theschuay86
Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been visiting the MFA for years but my most recent visit was a quick stop after an appointment in the city. I met my sister for dinner and checked out the special exhibits. Highlights were the moving photographs from the Polish Ghetto,the haunting yet...More

Thank thesandcastle
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Boston's Fine Arts Museum was a gem! There were the greatest painters, some furniture, all kinds of silverware from Paul Ware and others. We enjoyed our visit to Boston.

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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?
5 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.