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Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Fine Arts

Art Museum and Music Venue · Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood
465 Huntington Ave (at Museum Rd), Boston, MA 02115, United States
Closed until 10:00 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon–Tue, Sat–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–4:45 PM
  • Wed–Fri
    • 10:00 AM–9:45 PM
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The MFA is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world with art from ancient Egyptian to contemporary, special exhibitions, and innovative programs.


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    Kara D.
    "Free admission on Wednesday nights!"(16 Tips)
    Graham E.
    "Dale Chihuly Glass exhibit"(8 Tips)
    Emily B.
    "Go to the "new" American wing."(4 Tips)
    Conrad C.
    "... the most deserted, the Egyptian exhibit is for you."(3 Tips)
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  • Francesco T.

    Massive collection!

    Francesco Tizzani · 3 weeks ago
  • paddy r.

    give me 2 chairs, a headless mummy and long wood man please

    paddy roe · March 15
  • Emily B.

    Go to the "new" American wing. It's beautiful, and has some interesting furniture displays, as well as several paintings by my favorite- Georgia O'Keefe

    Emily Baer · February 20
  • Henry L.

    Egyptian exhibit.

    Henry Lyons · February 12
  • Miraj S.

    One of the most comprehensive collections of art you will ever see. The building itself is breathtaking, and an art lovers and others alike can will happily get lost in it for hours on end! Fav museum

    Miraj Shah · January 31
  • Carl G.

    Excellent collection of art from all eras from the ancient world to contemporary times. A highlight is the massive Americas wing exhibiting pre-Columbian era art.

    Carl Griffin · January 8
  • Brittany

    Impressive museum that's worth the price of admission.

    Brittany · January 4
  • Наталья Ч.

    Excellent collection of conitreprary and modern art. 2nd floor is my favorite. Right now they had interesting exhibition of American art (colonization years)

  • Peter S.


    Peter Smith · November 26, 2015
  • Ting

    Don't miss the daily tours too. There are different tours focusing on different subjects ranging from collection highlights tour to European arts etc. Docents are excellent.

    Ting · October 9, 2015
  • Ting

    Largest collection of Egyptian antiquities outside Cairo from authorized excavations in the 1900s. Impressive range of artworks from ancient to contemporary. Show Isabella Gardner tic and get $2 off.

    Ting · October 8, 2015
  • Rob G.

    Very good American art section,... definitely go have a look at their Thomas Eakins collection

    Rob Goossens · September 21, 2015
  • tunc k.

    You need a full day or more, there is a very good variety, very nice bookstote

    tunc korun · August 7, 2015
  • jean b.

    Bank of America offers free admission on first weekends of every month. Just show your ATM card.

    jean blackwell · August 1, 2015
  • Al C.

    World class museum.

    Al Chase · July 30, 2015
  • Liam N.

    2015 Best Museum: "[over past year, has] regularly integrated [performance art] … maintained a consistently edgy and eclectic film program … launched its first-ever mobile app as artwork."

    Liam Nee · July 23, 2015
  • Mark C. F.

    They have can sit on.

    Mark C. Friedel · July 10, 2015
  • Mark C. F.

    Don't touch that. It's art.

    Mark C. Friedel · July 10, 2015
  • Elizabeth M.

    Contemporary art👌📷

    Elizabeth Montaño · July 9, 2015
  • Dmtr

    Free every Wednesday after 4pm.

    Dmtr · July 3, 2015
  • Nick G.

    Such a cool experience. Pace yourself, it's pretty huge.

    Nick Goodwin · June 30, 2015
  • Nandi A.

    Wednesday afternoons are free for everyone. Students are free every day.

    Nandi Anderson · June 26, 2015
  • Aida S.

    Had a perfect experience there. It was beautifullllllllll and mesmerizing.

    Aida Shams · June 14, 2015
  • Frank X.

    Good place to go

    Frank Xu · May 8, 2015
  • Zoe L.

    Wonderful exhibits I really enjoyed art and bloom

    Zoe Louis · May 3, 2015
  • Gordon M.

    Catch the The Great Wave Off Kanagawa in the Hokusai exhibit, between 4/5 through 8/9.

    Gordon Mei · April 12, 2015
  • Chongwoo Y.

    Use the rear entrance (State Street Corp. Fenway Entrance) if crowded

    Chongwoo Youn · April 4, 2015
  • JNET

    Visit often if you are a student, it's free for most Boston students! The MFA is one of the nation's best museums. You will miss it when you leave Boston.

    JNET · March 23, 2015
  • Greg P.

    Have a question? Ask the staff! They're among the nicest of any museum I've visited.

    Greg Palmer · March 1, 2015
  • Greg P.

    Break up your visit with lunch at the New American Cafe. Good food and reasonably priced wine.

    Greg Palmer · March 1, 2015
  • alethia

    If you love art and history this is a full day must

    alethia · January 16, 2015
  • Joshua H.

    Great museum with a wonderful range of art from around the world and throughout history.

    Joshua Haftel · January 11, 2015
  • Sofia U.

    Great museum, new wings are beautiful! Wednesday nights are free after 4pm, museum closes @9:45

    Sofia Uz · January 8, 2015
  • A.D. R.

    The employees are super friendly and helpful. You definitely need more than one day to see everything.

    A.D. Revels · January 3, 2015
  • Ceylan S.

    It's surprisingly big and there are small exhibitions hidden everywhere. Be patient and keep exploring...

    Ceylan Sahin Eker · January 2, 2015
  • Jake F.

    You could spend all day here! A true treasure of Boston!

    Jake Friedman · January 2, 2015
  • Leslie C.

    The Goya exhibit is astounding in depth and breadth.

    Leslie Carbone · December 9, 2014
  • Emily B.

    There is no better place than the Chinese Buddhist sculpture room to sit down and write.

    Emily Baer · November 11, 2014
  • Belgen D.


    Belgen Del Toro Navarro · November 9, 2014
  • Alex D.

    Free for most local college students!

    Alex Dobyan · November 2, 2014
  • Miriam G.

    One of the best art museums I've been to. One day won't be enough to see it all, especially if you want to catch a movie.

    Miriam Goldman · November 2, 2014
  • Nicholas H.

    Boston's preeminent art museum.

    Nicholas H. · October 29, 2014
  • Ekin T.

    Such a great museum. I like the fact that I leave the museum and come back later within 10 days.

    Ekin Tumer · October 29, 2014
  • Marianna P.


    Marianna Peracchi · October 24, 2014
  • Djenaba B.

    The back entrance almost never has a line for entry.

    Djenaba B · October 17, 2014
  • Brian

    Incredible selection of American art from the puritans through to contemporary. Also the European impressionist collection is small but excellent.

    Brian · October 17, 2014
  • Yera H.

    My #1 place to go sit and breathe during stressful times.

    Yera Ha · October 15, 2014
  • Terry C.

    Get here early, this place is huge!!! Wear comfortable shoes as well

    Terry C · October 2, 2014
  • Daniel T.

    Founded in 1870, the museum moved to its current location in 1909. With more than one million visitors a year, it is the 62nd most-visited art museum in the world. Read more

    Daniel Tewfik · September 25, 2014
  • Chongwoo Y.

    Free admissions every first weekend of the month with the Bank of America credit or debit card.

    Chongwoo Youn · September 8, 2014

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