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Museum of Fine Arts

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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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465 Huntington Ave, Avenue of the Arts, Boston, MA 02115-5597
Fenway / Kenmore
+1 617-267-9300
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Reviewed today via mobile

Wonderful museum and exhibits. Classic collections and a fun whimsical Winnie the Pooh exhibit. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Carey B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We didn’t much time and will have to make a return visit next time we’re in Boston. Nice variety of impressionist paintings. Restaurant on site looked nice, maybe next time.

Thank OtownGator82
Reviewed yesterday

We spent 5 hours viewing the exhibits in this huge museum. We especially liked the Egyptian exhibits and the exhibit of Instruments. And we were thrilled that the special exhibit was concerning Winnie-the-Pooh. We had to reserve a certain entrance time for that exhibit, but...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We simply did not do it justice by staying a couple of hours. We checked out 2 temporary exhibits and took in one permanent exhibit. Will definitely return to go through the entire complex and that will take a full day to be sure...just so...More

Thank Olivia M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Carefully curated, the special exhibits are worth the trip. The entire museum is a gem and the collection is well worth a visit or two.

Thank bakfar
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A tip: on Wednesdays the museum is opened until 10 pm and from 4 pm the entrance is free. The museum is not large compared to the Louvre or the Art Institute of Chicago but its collection is significant: Van Gough, Gauguin, Pollock, Kahlo, etc....More

Thank Elle_Ventrouge
Reviewed 6 days ago

it is so nice, you can stay there for hours, plus they have rest and cafeteria, they show movies, and shops. it is very complete, and the exhibits are great

Thank Quirr0
Reviewed 6 days ago

A fine and comprehensive collection, with many gems from Europe and the Revolutionary period in USA. The new wing and its American art is well worth a visit.

Thank SimonL3632
Reviewed 6 days ago

The MFA is a wonderful museum and so easy to get lost in, both figuratively and literally! Be ready to devote hours to this place as there is always something new around the corner. With both contemporary and historic work it's a great spot. The...More

1  Thank ndesimone98
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most wonderful museums I’ve ever visited. Plan to spend a whole day to see the entire exhibit.

Thank Max R
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Gayla A
25 September 2018|
Response from JBtravel66 | Reviewed this property |
hi, if you check the MFA website for contact information you might be able to ask them directly
12 June 2018|
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Response from LauraMontgomeryUSA | Reviewed this property |
Hi --The Boston MFA Egyptian collection is excellent with artifacts and examples from pre-dynastic through the Egyptian Greco-Roman era. Of particular note are the unusually realistic "Reserve Heads" and the "Red Sculpture... More
Lisa T
12 February 2018|
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