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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
465 Huntington Ave, Avenue of the Arts, Boston, MA 02115-5597
Fenway / Kenmore
+1 617-267-9300
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Reviewed December 19, 2015

So maybe Thanksgiving weekend isn't the greatest time to visit this museum. There was a line to get in, a line to see the Dutch masters and of course a line to the restaurant and restroom. The layout of the place is also very confusing,...More

Thank Eastern_Wine_Girl
Reviewed December 19, 2015

My friend took me here for lunch as she is a member of the museum (I am not sure whether the restaurant is open to the public). The restaurant is on the top floor of the museum and has quite large space. Although the menu...More

Thank AmrushaGaruda
Reviewed December 18, 2015

Little has changed in the grandeur,excitement, and intrigue of one the world's greatest Art,art history,historical archive ,than this urban display of the visual design and historical relics/records.

Thank s m
Reviewed December 18, 2015

This is an "encyclopedic" museum with exhibits about many different kinds of art from different periods & places. I go a lot. Among my favorites--Buddhist temple to just sit in quiet, other Asian art, taking my pencils & drawing in the galleries (in spite of...More

1  Thank Rozie31
Reviewed December 17, 2015

It is a must visit if you are in the area . Your kids ,or if adults will enjoy.very educational to anyone .

Thank jrego
Reviewed December 16, 2015

If you haven't seen it, go now! It is an amazing collection of Rembrandt and Vermeer paintings depicting the lives of the wealthy and not-so-wealthy Dutch back in the the 1600's. In addition, see the MFA decorated for the holidays. The is truly a gift...More

Thank Judy L
Reviewed December 16, 2015

It is well organized, well maintained museum as a whole. Very interesting expositions - temporary and constant alike. I loved the Music Instruments section. All exhibits are well explained and the price is affordable. Temporary, Renaissance and other art-perids are presented. Very good display of...More

Thank Toronto_s_Bear
Reviewed December 16, 2015

The Museum of Fine Arts is one the worlds greatest museums, with a vast collection that ranges from Egyptian antiquities to Impressionists to early American art to mid century(20th) century art. Don't miss the Sargent murals in the grand entrance, the new wing with art...More

Thank Kurt-Samuel G
Reviewed December 15, 2015

My headline says it all. I have visited it many times over the years. You will NOT be disappointed at all. You may be able to get free tickets at your local library.

Thank Al S
Reviewed December 15, 2015

We just saw the Dutch Masters show and were spell-bound for two hours. I wish we had much more time to see the special exhibits this gem has to offer.

Thank Roger M
Fenway / Kenmore
The Curse of the Bambino may have ended years ago, but
loyal Red Sox fans will continue to infiltrate this
home to historic Fenway Park, where you can find
victory banners, people yelling in stereotypical
Boston accents, and lots of sports bars. Located
within Kenmore Square, the old gas station Citgo sign
is another Boston skyline classic seen throughout the
city. In addition to a hectic and diehard sports
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October 1, 2017|
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Response from knik781 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about that as security changes frequently as the times demand. It is probably best to call them directly.
July 6, 2017|
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Response from AnitaNewportBch | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely if you catch the Robert McCloskwy exhibit! "Make way for ducklings" is a classic award winning book and all ages will be enchanted!
May 23, 2017|
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Response from c-m-e97 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. We didn't use our phones while visiting.