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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%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 9:45 PM
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 3 days ago

We went on a Sunday arriving around 11:30am. The MFA opens at 10am and the earlier you go it won't be as crowded in the galleries or on a tour. From 1-2pm on the museum was busy. We went to enjoy a special exhibit on...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Whether you live in Boston or are just visiting, don't miss this incredible museum. Excellent permanent exhibitions, as well as a variety of world class temporary exhibitions. Great for families with children - the MFA sets up lots of fun creative arts and crafts work...More

Thank achill2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The exhibition was very interesting. I really enjoyed how the artist took his inspiration from ancient Japanese art. Since my son and daughter have shown interest in art this was a great exhibit to bring them to. Never a dull moment as the kids spend...More

Thank P. Omar A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's absolutely amazing. A must if visiting Boston. It's vast and you could easily spend a day there! I was there about 5 hours and there was more to see!

Thank Sarah K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Give yourself a full day if you can to spend here. They have a very large collection and many wonderful things to see. We saw only the modern art and European collections. Had a delicious lunch at the cafe. Great turkey grilled cheese sandwich. Very...More

Thank jmcorwin
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent the day at the MFA and there wasn’t nearly enough time to see everything. Can’t wait to return!

Thank Joe T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had such a wonderful time at this Museum. A must visit each time I'm in Boston. Lots to discover. The museum is huge! On top of being enriched by the arts; a great workout I've had from going up and down the marble stairs!...More

Thank mcintyre3197
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here with my 1st grade daughter for their free admission Lunar New Year event. What a great day! We’ve come on other free admission days too and while it is insanely crowded, it is very worth it. They do have a complimentary coat...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hadn't been to the MFA in about 20 years... and it's still amazing! If you have time, go to the Gardner, too for a very different (but equally amazing) experience. Don't spend the extra $$ on the outdated and awkward audio tour with the uncomfortable...More

Thank TRossO
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of course I love the art exhibits. There are the permanent as well as featured exhibits from other collections or museums. You should plan to spend at least half the day if you want to see most of what the museum has to offer. To...More

Thank Eyvonne K
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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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17 November 2017|
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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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