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Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Fine Arts

Art Museum and Music Venue
Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood, Boston
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  • bonjourbun 宝.
    It is free on Wed evening! 🎟
  • Karla H.
    Karla Hayes1 week ago
    Everything, a pleasant surprise around each corner!
  • Cam B.
    Cam BMarch 19
    They have art outside and inside, enough for one to not get bored.
  • Melinda W.
    Melinda WFebruary 27
    There's an Art-O-Mat vending machine near the information desk by the group entrance in the Contemporary Art building.
  • Bobby C.
    Bobby CharlesFebruary 18
    I found a many intriguing pieces such as this hall stand by Jonathan Moore
  • Emma M.
    My family already have gone here before. We're here to see the latest exhibits. My husband and I are here with our four children all under the age of four. This museum is accommodating to families.
  • Paul T.
    Paul TuminaroFebruary 4
    First Friday!
  • Nicholas
    NicholasJanuary 17
    Pricey but it's worth an annual visit. There is a constant rotation of galleries & so forth which makes for a different experience every time. The lectures here are sometimes interesting. Decent food.
  • Andrew R.
    Andrew RohmJanuary 14
    Amazing collection! The special exhibits are worth a visit too. It's so easy to get lost in here.
  • Vishal N.
    Vishal NakhateDecember 31, 2016
    Mind blowing place!
  • Justin O.
    Justin OrdovezaDecember 27, 2016
    They have a wide variety of artistic periods from around the world. The collections of American is some of the best in the country. The coat check can take some time especially in winter.
  • Fernando M.
    Fernando MunozDecember 7, 2016
    If you like a little bit of culture this place is a must in Boston, it's big, you'll need at least 2 full days for a detailed view. Different tours begins each hour approx from visitors crewe center
  • Patrick B.
    Patrick BrennickOctober 14, 2016
    Always a great time at the museum. If it's still there, take some time to check out the Clock.
  • İrem A.
    İrem AkçakaraOctober 1, 2016
    This museum has got many culture. This is so good and different👍🏼
  • Omer B.
    Omer B.September 9, 2016
    Better be prepared to spend the say and then you may have only seen a small part of the entire collection. Great great place.
  • Sev C.
    Sev ColsonAugust 10, 2016
    Outstanding art, food (near the info center,) It's good alone and in groups and try the art classes they are entertaining and interesting.
  • Chew 0.
    Chew 001August 5, 2016
    Monet exhibit at the art of Europe gallery is a must for art enthusiasts !
  • Drew B.
    Drew BoydAugust 2, 2016
    So much beautiful artwork. Walk off a rainy day here to your benefit.
  • roxanne
    roxanneJune 18, 2016
    I got free admission which was great. Also you do not want to miss Choi Jeong Hwa's installment- it's absolutely mesmerizing.
  • Miyu D.
    Miyu DomaeJune 17, 2016
    If you visit Boston, it is a must-go place. Awesome and beautiful in every detail. You may take at least 3 hours there
  • Rebecca M.
    Rebecca MJune 12, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    If you work near the MFA, get a membership as a gift to yourself--no better lunch break!
  • Allison K.
    Allison KasicMay 30, 2016
    Solid Hiroshige collection
  • Ben B.
    Ben BaronMay 22, 2016
    Good contemporary collection.
  • Mauricio T.
    Mauricio TorresMay 19, 2016
    Cannot skip the contemporary collection.
  • Claudia
    ClaudiaMay 15, 2016
    You can use your ticket to visit again within 10 days.
  • Francesco T.
    Francesco TizzaniApril 7, 2016
    Massive collection!
  • paddy r.
    paddy roeMarch 15, 2016
    give me 2 chairs, a headless mummy and long wood man please
  • Emily B.
    Emily BaerFebruary 20, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    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
  • Henry L.
    Henry LyonsFebruary 12, 2016
    Egyptian exhibit.
  • Miraj S.
    Miraj ShahJanuary 31, 2016
    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
  • Carl G.
    Carl GriffinJanuary 8, 2016
    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.
  • Brittany
    BrittanyJanuary 4, 2016
    Impressive museum that's worth the price of admission.
  • 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 SmithNovember 26, 2015
    World-class
  • Ting
    TingOctober 9, 2015
    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
    TingOctober 8, 2015
    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.
  • Rob G.
    Rob GoossensSeptember 21, 2015
    Very good American art section,... definitely go have a look at their Thomas Eakins collection
  • tunc k.
    tunc korunAugust 7, 2015
    You need a full day or more, there is a very good variety, very nice bookstote
  • jean b.
    jean blackwellAugust 1, 2015
    Bank of America offers free admission on first weekends of every month. Just show your ATM card.
  • Al C.
    Al ChaseJuly 30, 2015
    World class museum.
  • Mark C. F.
    Mark C. FriedelJuly 10, 2015
    They have art...you can sit on.
  • Mark C. F.
    Mark C. FriedelJuly 10, 2015
    Don't touch that. It's art.
  • Elizabeth M.
    Elizabeth MontañoJuly 9, 2015
    Contemporary art👌📷
  • Dmtr
    DmtrJuly 3, 2015
    Free every Wednesday after 4pm.
  • Nick G.
    Nick GoodwinJune 30, 2015
    Such a cool experience. Pace yourself, it's pretty huge.
  • Nandi A.
    Nandi AndersonJune 26, 2015
    Wednesday afternoons are free for everyone. Students are free every day.
  • Aida S.
    Aida ShamsJune 14, 2015
    Had a perfect experience there. It was beautifullllllllll and mesmerizing.
  • Frank X.
    Frank XuMay 8, 2015
    Good place to go
  • Zoe L.
    Zoe LouisMay 3, 2015
    Wonderful exhibits I really enjoyed art and bloom
  • Gordon M.
    Gordon MeiApril 12, 2015
    Catch the The Great Wave Off Kanagawa in the Hokusai exhibit, between 4/5 through 8/9.
  • Chongwoo Y.
    Chongwoo YounApril 4, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Use the rear entrance (State Street Corp. Fenway Entrance) if crowded
  • JNET
    JNETMarch 23, 2015
    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.
  • Greg P.
    Greg PalmerMarch 1, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Have a question? Ask the staff! They're among the nicest of any museum I've visited.
  • Greg P.
    Greg PalmerMarch 1, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Break up your visit with lunch at the New American Cafe. Good food and reasonably priced wine.
  • alethia
    alethiaJanuary 16, 2015
    If you love art and history this is a full day must
  • Joshua H.
    Joshua HaftelJanuary 11, 2015
    Great museum with a wonderful range of art from around the world and throughout history.
  • Sofia U.
    Sofia UzJanuary 8, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great museum, new wings are beautiful! Wednesday nights are free after 4pm, museum closes @9:45
  • A.D. R.
    A.D. RevelsJanuary 3, 2015
    The employees are super friendly and helpful. You definitely need more than one day to see everything.
  • Ceylan S.
    Ceylan Sahin EkerJanuary 2, 2015
    It's surprisingly big and there are small exhibitions hidden everywhere. Be patient and keep exploring...
  • Jake F.
    Jake FriedmanJanuary 2, 2015
    You could spend all day here! A true treasure of Boston!
  • Leslie C.
    Leslie CarboneDecember 9, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The Goya exhibit is astounding in depth and breadth.
  • Emily B.
    Emily BaerNovember 11, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    There is no better place than the Chinese Buddhist sculpture room to sit down and write.
  • Belgen D.
    Belgen Del Toro NavarroNovember 9, 2014
    Yaaay!!nixe
  • Alex D.
    Alex DobyanNovember 2, 2014
    Free for most local college students!
  • Miriam G.
    Miriam GoldmanNovember 2, 2014
    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.
  • Nicholas H.
    Nicholas H.October 29, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Boston's preeminent art museum.
  • Ekin T.
    Ekin TumerOctober 29, 2014
    Such a great museum. I like the fact that I leave the museum and come back later within 10 days.
  • Marianna P.
    Marianna PeracchiOctober 24, 2014
    Adorabile!
  • Djenaba B.
    Djenaba BOctober 17, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The back entrance almost never has a line for entry.
  • Brian
    BrianOctober 17, 2014
    Incredible selection of American art from the puritans through to contemporary. Also the European impressionist collection is small but excellent.
  • Yera H.
    Yera HaOctober 15, 2014
    My #1 place to go sit and breathe during stressful times.
  • Terry C.
    Terry COctober 2, 2014
    Get here early, this place is huge!!! Wear comfortable shoes as well
  • Daniel T.
    Daniel TewfikSeptember 25, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    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
  • Chongwoo Y.
    Chongwoo YounSeptember 8, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Free admissions every first weekend of the month with the Bank of America credit or debit card.
  • Gwen C.
    Gwen CummingsSeptember 8, 2014
    Beautiful museum. There are tons of exhibits so be sure to reserve at least a couple hours for it
  • Benjamin S.
    Benjamin StandeferSeptember 6, 2014
    Next to Isabella Stewart Gardner museum
  • Craig D.
    Craig DesmaraisSeptember 2, 2014
    If you have a bank if America card admission is free the first weekend of the month
  • Numwan W.
    Numwan WannieAugust 27, 2014
    Free tour is very good
  • Pat A.
    Pat AddamsAugust 21, 2014
    Get 50% off entry if you bring in a can of tomato soup!!
  • Jay S.
    Jay SheaAugust 19, 2014
    Go to the cafe first to get wine to deal with the boredom, and you will look sophisticated.
  • Colby D.
    Colby DevereauxAugust 17, 2014
    Any of the big schools in Boston. This is free bring your ID. Also goes for most of, if not all, the Colleges of the Fenway Schools.
  • Jeremy K.
    Jeremy KrantzAugust 11, 2014
    Parking there is pretty limited so I'd advise you try and take the green line (line E) there instead
  • Alyshia S.
    Alyshia SilvaAugust 7, 2014
    It's free every Wednesday after 4!
  • Harvey S.
    Harvey SimmonsMay 4, 2014
    Pro tip: Sundays are free with a Bank of America card.
  • Lilian M.
    Lilian MirandaApril 28, 2014
    A wonderful museum. Great european collection.
  • Alex P.
    Alex ParksApril 27, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Not very Disney-like...
  • Danah T.
    Danah TaqiApril 1, 2014
    Look up while you're walking!
  • Michelle P.
    Michelle PalermoMarch 23, 2014
    Impressive and mesmerizing Van Gogh collection
  • Tom E.
    Tom EvansMarch 11, 2014
    Visit the Art of the Americas Wing / Galleries. Amazing - worth thr trip.
  • DailyCandy
    DailyCandyFebruary 25, 2014
    Take in nearly 450,000 pieces of art — one of the largest collections in the world. Among the must-sees: Van Gogh’s Houses at Auvers, Renoir’s Dance at Bougival, and the sculpture of King Mycerinus.
  • Nick C.
    Nick ChinJanuary 18, 2014
    Dan Flavin's fluorescent lights are pretty cool!!!!
  • Antonio C.
    Antonio ChoyDecember 2, 2013
    Excelent collection. Arrive early.
  • SchoolandUniversity.com
    SchoolandUniversity.comOctober 23, 2013
    Am very much new here.. admissions on Wednesday night? Read more
  • Leslie C.
    Leslie CarboneSeptember 25, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Come and see Rembrandt's etchings!
  • Isa L.
    Isa LaraSeptember 14, 2013
    Incredibly unpleasant guards & staff.
  • Na H.
    Na HuangSeptember 12, 2013
    Truly impressive! It s somewhere u d spend whole day! Not many ppl (no ppl at all compared to Paris!), but really great works! Free entrance Wednesday night, from 4 or 5pm! Guide recommended!!
  • Ashly S.
    Ashly SanfordAugust 29, 2013
    Spend a day at the museum while visiting Boston!
  • Nancy H.
    Nancy HAugust 8, 2013
    Free admission. Just show your card!
  • BU Today
    BU TodayAugust 6, 2013
    "Hippie Chic" runs through November 11 and tells the story of how "far out" clothing inspired a global revolution in attitude, sexuality and political participation. Admission is free with your BU ID Read more
  • BU Today
    BU TodayJune 26, 2013
    "Samurai! Armor from the Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection" will be on display through August 4, giving a look into the elaborate armor worn by Japanese Warriors from the 9th to 19th centuries Read more
  • M4nli0
    M4nli0September 4, 2016
    👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
  • Shellyda V.
    Shellyda VerasJuly 14, 2016
    aogi qi faic foto
  • Daniel E.
    Daniel EizoJune 17, 2016
    Átrio projetado por Norman foster. Vale a pena ir
  • Nebahat A.
    Nebahat AralSeptember 21, 2015
    Avrupa, Amerika, Asya, Afrika ve antik caglara ait genis bir koleksiyona sahip. Ayrica cagdas sanat ve fotograf sergileri de mevcut. Cok keyifli ve dolu dolu bir muze.
  • Marce S.
    Marce SolisApril 26, 2015
    Un must cuando se vista Boston, en lo personal preferí a los impresionistas y post impresionistas, la sala de arte contemporánea también es excelente
  • Serguei O.
    Serguei OrozcoApril 15, 2015
    Llega temprano ya que este increíble museo te mantendrá asombrado por más de tres horas.
  • Mariana K.
    Mariana KoettkerMarch 2, 2015
    Maravilhoso. Após as 4 é de graça.
  • Panda K.
    Panda KwonNovember 7, 2014
    여친과함께하는게 좋아
  • Me👸
    Me👸October 14, 2014
    Отражаюсь в современном искусстве)
  • Raphael Armand
    Raphael ArmandAugust 19, 2014
    Lindo museu, vá com tempo pois vale muito a pena!
  • Kat S.
    Kat SheremetyevaJune 21, 2014
    The art of the Americas! Пройти от граунд до 3 этажа! Must!
  • Luis P.
    Luis PauloJune 3, 2014
    Gostamos bastante. Nem esperava um museu tão interessante, bonito, com tantas obras e diversidade. Vale a visita!
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