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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 28 October 2015

It's on a scale that is close to the Louvre. Halls and halls of classic art, historical items and modern art. It is truely a treasure to experience. I was nearly overwhelmed by the sheer volume of exhibits. I wanted to do it all but...More

Thank waggs3
Reviewed 27 October 2015

You do not have to be a tourist to enjoy the Museum of Fine Arts. Boston is so lucky to have this wonderful Art Museum in the heart of the city. The exhibits are amazing and the attention to detail is great. Even the restaurant...More

Thank Shirleybeth11
Reviewed 27 October 2015

A great place to visit for a few hours or better yet all day. So much to see even in a full days viewing you will not see everything.

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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

This is one of my favorite museums in all of Boston. There is so much to see due to the large and diverse collection. You should definitely plan to spend hours soaking up the wonderful and large collection of art. If I had the time...More

Thank kitkat789076
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

I've visited art museums around the world including the Lourve and the Prado, and the Museum of Fine Arts is comparable to the best of the best! You can spend a few hours or a few days exploring the many galleries! Best part is that...More

Thank Brooke N
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Well worth visiting this magnificent building. It's so staggeringly beautiful in itself and then there are the treasures houses within. So much to see and enjoy. I loved being here.

Thank Nina B
Reviewed 26 October 2015

What's there to say. It's the Boston MFA. It's a world class museum with a great permanent collection [you have to see the Impressionists that they collected a hundred years ago before they cost hundreds of millions of dollars] and super special exhibits including the...More

Thank BocaGators
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Not only did I thoroughly enjoy the diverse body of art, but I also was pleasantly surprised to discover the amazing historical art pieces that the museum displays. I'm very impressed.

Thank Ellie E
Reviewed 25 October 2015

A super gallery with an excellent range of works, in some ways so big it is a little overwhelming. Worth a trip.

Thank jvm25
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Wow. I have never enjoyed a trip to aynart gallery more. Great curation - though only a museum with so many treasures would be so nonchalant about their Picasso collection.

Thank Autbod
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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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.
6 July 2017|
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Response from AnitaNewportBch | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely if you catch the Robert McCloskwy exhibit! "Make way for ducklings" is a classic award winning book and all ages will be enchanted!
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.