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Museum of Fine Arts

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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 - 9:45 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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Go see the Hokusai exhibit!

We visited the Hokusai exhibit. It was wonderful! Everyone should go see this great artist's works. i will return again the next time I'm in Boston to view the rest of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We visited the Hokusai exhibit. It was wonderful! Everyone should go see this great artist's works. i will return again the next time I'm in Boston to view the rest of the exhibits.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The museum is very large but appears to be well laid out. We found the map given us was easy to follow. Our only disappointment was that more works were not supplied with an audio description.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Tre Boston museum of fine arts offers a huge amount of egyptian, chinese and japanese pieces in addition of the multiple paintings from medieval and more recente times. It worths a visit. The ticket il certainly not gifted, but they give you two tickets so you can visit it twice in different days. The museum shop il not very rich,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This museum is really great. The regular collection is really diverse. They have a copy of my favorite Degas statue. The exhibits tend to be even better. I have been to this museum about a dozen times. This is also on the Museums on Us list from Bank of America, so the first weekend of every month is free if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Amazing museum! You would need several days to tour this incredible place. Tickets are good for a return visit. We highly recommend a visit here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA exhibits a wide variety of items from various schools and cultures. Some of the most famous artists include Paul Gauguin, Monet, Van Gogh, and others. There are also sculptures, pottery, sarcophagi, and jewelry. A must-see museum!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Go on Wednesday after 5pm and its free. Takes about 3 hours. I enjoyed the more modern art and Japanese art. Make sure you get a map to locate restrooms. They will make you check any large bags or back packs

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The museum is quite stunning and very clean! The artwork there is beautiful and they have a large collection. I would reccomend finding out where you want to go first because there is no way to go through it all in one day. I could only make it through the American art section, it was full of furniture and paintings... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This really is an incredible musuem - the collections are SO rich and diverse. Beautifully presented. The cafe is a great spot. Decide to spend a day there - you will be just thrilled with all the riches.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

A wonderful gallery, definitely worth the visit. When we went (July 2015) there was a Hokusai exhibition on which was exciting. Their permanent American and European Impressionist collections are very good and the Herb Ritter photographs are a must-see. The museum is really big, you would need a day to do it justice.

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Additional Information about Museum of Fine Arts

Address: 465 Huntington Ave, Avenue of the Arts, Boston, MA 02115-5597
Phone Number: 617-267-9300
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:45 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:45 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:45 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:45 pm

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