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McMullen Museum

2101 Commonwealth Ave, Boston MA, Newton, MA 02135-3101
+1 617-552-1427
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Beautiful and creative exhibits

I've been here a few times for different shows and have always been very happy and intrigued with... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Patti C
Watertown, Massachusetts
Boston College's Majestic Museum at New Location

This amazing little museum ,which houses world Class art, much of it Baroque and 16th Century... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
Lisa S
New York City, New York
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2101 Commonwealth Ave, Boston MA, Newton, MA 02135-3101
+1 617-552-1427
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

I've been here a few times for different shows and have always been very happy and intrigued with them. The building is lovely, the admission is free, and the whole experience is worth the ride out of town!

Thank Patti C
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This amazing little museum ,which houses world Class art, much of it Baroque and 16th Century European ,is blocks away from my childhood home. And it has Free Admission. It's a Jewel and so is the neighborhood. There are many small, old estates there. There...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The McMullen Museum provides art served up in the proper portion. It's not too daunting, like the MFA, or as personal as The Gardiner. It's just right. A visit is always a satisfying experience.The exhibitions are interesting, often novel, and always very well executed. It's...More

Thank Truro F
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Now at 2101 Commonwealth Avenue, in the former cardinal's mansion, the museum has three times as much exhibit space as the former location. The glass addition provides a lobby, restrooms, stairs, an elevator, and other amenities, so that the mansion can be used for exhibit...More

Thank RockportBirder
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I recently went to the new McMullen Museum to see the excellent show of medieval illuminated manuscripts. The new museum , in what was once the cardinals residence, is spacious, handicapped accessable and has free parking. I highly reccommend seeing the manuscript exhibit which will...More

Thank _lfenton_2001
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This newly reopened (in a completely renovated, gorgeous location) is a hidden gem. First, it is FREE admission! Second, it is a very high quality museum which shows one exhibition at a time and really focuses on doing that exhibition right. "More Than Words" is...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2016

This museum is part of B.C. and has some nice collections that are put together every year. Admission is free for students and many community members, so worth at least checking it out.

Thank DSW_TX
Reviewed 7 May 2016

McMullen Museum has wonderful and often powerful exhibits, just not enough of them. It's best to go on line, look carefully at their annual schedule of offerings and pick what you would really enjoy and skip the rest. I do not recommend going there on...More

Thank HvPssptWilTrvl
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Nicely curated and designed exhibit and informative introductions. The museum offers an intimate experience with the past through arts.

Thank Jie C
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This is a small museum with an excellent collection , but it excels with what it can borrow to complete an exhibit. Always a good look here. Worth a trip out of Boston for the day. Of course it is a small museum and it...More

Thank Henry Q
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