Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston    

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The MFA is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world; the collection encompasses nearly 500,000 works of art. We welcome more than one million visitors each year to experience …
The MFA is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world; the collection encompasses nearly 500,000 works of art. We welcome more than one million visitors each year to experience art from ancient Egyptian to contemporary, special exhibitions, and innovative educational programs.

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Jul 9, 2024
Easily one of the best art museums in the world-- it has an entire room of Monets with other French contemporaries lining the hallway outside-- treasure after treasure, including very significant ear… Full review by Dave C
May 27, 2024
Excellent museum. We stayed 3 hours and still did not see everything. Tied together a lot of what we saw in Boston, Providence and Newport (plus a ton of other art and history information in addition… Full review by Trail66514677643
May 5, 2024
It takes at least three hours to do this justice. We did not have reservations and you can show up and get in with the quick ticketing. With such a big crowd getting in, I thought it would be crowded… Full review by HaleF643
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Facts

Established:1870
Architect:Guy Lowell

Questions & answers

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Is this area safe to walk around at night? Going to the Wednesday night activities, but I read these area is bad at …
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Is this area safe to walk around at night? Going to the Wednesday night activities, but I read these area is bad at night...
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I visited during the day and it seemed fine. If you use the ‘T’ it is less than that five minutes away from Museum of Fine Arts station on foot.
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If I am a member may I bypass the line? Thanks for your input.
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There is a members entrance around the left hand side of the building.
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Do we need to pre book to get into the Ansel Adams? We'd rather be flexible and just turn up, but don't want to miss …
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Do we need to pre book to get into the Ansel Adams? We'd rather be flexible and just turn up, but don't want to miss out. Are there generally enough tickets? Here in London if you don't prebook you'd never get in.
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Mid week you should be OK...but I’d book for a weekend day.
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Parking available?
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Yes paid parking is available to the left of the MFA off of Huntington Ave.
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What is the least busy week day to visit? Thank you.
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um Wednesday I live in Boston and it's okay.
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How can I join or renew my membership?
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You can join or renew your membership online, at a ticket desk, over the phone by calling 1-800-440-6975, or send a check by mail to...
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