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Address: 465 Huntington Ave, Avenue of the Arts, Boston, MA 02115-5597
Phone Number: 617-267-9300
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10:00 am - 4:45 pm
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Wed - Fri 10:00 am - 9:45 pm
Sat - Tue 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Boston's oldest, largest and best-known art institution, the MFA houses...
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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If you can get there for the Hokosai exhibition, DO IT. Fabulous! Convenient to the MBTA or a short walk from Fenway Park. Loved the da Vinci exhibit, and of course, all the "old... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Hooksett, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

If you can get there for the Hokosai exhibition, DO IT. Fabulous! Convenient to the MBTA or a short walk from Fenway Park. Loved the da Vinci exhibit, and of course, all the "old favorites", but the real highlight was the Hokosai exhibition.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

This was my second time at the MFA, and I loved it just as much as the first. We walked there from the Westin Copley Square. I am guessing it took us 20 minutes. The museum was well run. The staff was efficient and friendly. I was suprised at how empty it was during Spring Break, especially given the awful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

The old section of the museum is beautiful (I'm not so keen on the new part). But the art...oh my gosh...the art is unbelievable!! Rivals museums in New York, London & Paris - do not miss this museum when you come to Boston - it's the BEST!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

It's beautiful museum. We didn't realize how big it is when we went in. Then one room open to another room. The end we lost in the museum. It's so much to see. The Leonard da Vinci the idea of the beauty special event was on. It's wonderful experience for me to visit this place. One of the best art... More 

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Nakusp, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Wonderful variety, not only between time-periods but in media! Went with six people in varring ages and there was something for everyone. A little hard to navigate being that time periods are in sections of each floor. Late hours make it a great place to explore on an evening in the city or as an optional evening attraction in a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

i had a day alone in Boston with my baby and we enjoyed our time. I loved the Hokusai exhibit and found the wood prints fascinating. The Egyptian gallery was impressive as well. With our time restraints I didn't see the entire museum but was pleased to see that my tickets was good for two visits in a 10 day... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

A great museum that's worth repeat visits. Check the website for free afternoons and weekends. These are well worth it. Although they 'ask' for a donation that is the same as the normal entrance fee, just be bold, smile and say 'No thanks!' Plenty of rooms as potential favourites. Mine is the C19th/c20th European Collectionwith so many masters, Degas, Monet,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

This was a very good visit. Definitely worth the visit. I went strictly for the Time Capsule that was on display (AMAZING) and ended up staying and enjoying much of the other fine art displayed. A Must see

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We were there for four hours and only went through the Americas portion. I would say we saw maybe 2% of the museum. It's an awesome place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Wow what an amazing collection of artwork! I am not per-say an 'art' person but I was very impressed with this museum.

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