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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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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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465 Huntington Ave, Avenue of the Arts, Boston, MA 02115-5597
Fenway / Kenmore
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"american art"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Certainly not for the faint hearted but a real superb spot with some fine pieces to ponder over, definitely worth a couple of hours or even more, highly recommend

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Reviewed yesterday

This is an amazing art museum - they have many interesting paintings and exhibits. We have been here several times. Always a favorite!

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Reviewed yesterday

phenomenal collection of art. truly one of the best art museums in North America. only New York and Chicago beat this one.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing art collection. Friendly staff and spacious and organized museu. Several wings from American artists, to European, to Asian and several special exhibits. The Japanese garden is very peaceful. Mummies are a big hit with the kids. To eat a couple of cafes and a...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Have been a resident of Boston for 35 years, and this is one of the reason why Boston is so special. A place for all ages. Had daughter's 4th birthday here. Definitely a plus when your tot's birthday is in winter. Exhibits are so wonderfully...More

Thank Carmen A
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum has a decent collection and is not so big as to be exhausting. The COOLEST thing is they have a Weimaraner puppy on staff to sniff out mold, etc. in the collection! His jiqsaw puzzle in the gift show is the best. The...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I visit the museum several times per year. If you have time, there is a free evening a week as well as some holidays. The art ranges the gamut and the shows are always well done. The building is pleasant to wander. Accessible by public...More

Thank BostonKerry352
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the MFA during February vacation week. They had a super cool and fun exhibit of work by Takashi Murakami, as well as some hands on art for all ages, which they have every school vacation week. We visited the Buddha room and did...More

Thank SCF314
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic museum with exhibitions I thought I'd never be able to see in my lifetime! Two gift shops and several restaurants at this museum.

Thank LetSanG
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Make sure you have several hours to spend out here. Ideally an entire day if you want to make sure you appreciate the excellent collection here.

Thank shanrpa
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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
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