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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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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 15 October 2015

The museum of Fine Arts is an absolute must. It is just full of gems. The building itself is beautiful. One of the best art galleries we have been to; and we have been to many! Wonderful lunch in the Bravo restaurant on the 2nd...More

Thank KathyM8
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

The museum has so many exhibits that it is impossible to see them all in a day. That's why the museum offers a free return within 10 days...which is good because tickets are not cheap. We especially enjoyed the Modern Art section (amazing art of...More

Thank Lizzi3333
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

Being British I'm not used to paying for museums. So having said that $25 is actually good value for such an amazing institution. A huge collection of top-quality art, sculpture, artifacts etc. displayed in a beautiful building. I spent three hours and felt that I...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2015

We visited this museum this past summer because of their free admission (at certain times). Overall, it was a joy to visit and we browsed until we were tired. There's still some exhibits that we didn't have time to visit and even for the exhibits...More

Thank Leo F
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

I went with my Spanish class to see the Goya exhibit, and we were able to roam around for a bit afterwards. It's so clean and they have really really cool pieces there!

Thank Gerty F
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

In addition to an amazing art collection, there is so much more to do at the museum. I love the summer concert series. It is a great opportunity to see some non-mainstream artists in a lovely outdoor setting. The museums art classes are also fantastic....More

Thank AJFregal
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Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

I came to the MFA for a school project and it was an incredible place to visit. It is a fairly big museum, although not as big as the one in NY, and it will take a few hours to truly explore. I received a...More

Thank Yorky M
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

Lots of exhibits, varied types so very interesting. It was easy to get lost, but the employees were very helpful.

Thank lisa c
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

We're MFA members, so we visit fairly regularly, but we went as a family (husband and two grown children) to visit the new exhibit of Dutch Painting, which is shown by levels of society and features some amazing pieces from artists that include Vermeer and...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2015

Fantastic collection of Greek antiquities. Highlighted by a special Museum day including music dances and special family programs including popular children's authors.

Thank athenasp2015
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Lisa T
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Response from Lisa S | Reviewed this property |
I believe the free admission is on the 1st weekend of the month. We weren’t in attendance at this time. It was still worth going. We enjoyed sharing our experiences of the art with each other and took away lifelong memories... More
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Parking yes! No free parking!
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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
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