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  • Address: 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston 02115, USA
  • Hours: Sat - Tues 10am - 4:45pm, Wed - Fri 10am - 9:45pm
  • Admission: Adults: US$20, Youths (7-17yrs) weekdays before 3pm: US$7.50

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Boston Museum of Fine Arts

Housing one of the world’s finest collections of art, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts is a must-see on a visit to Boston. The museum’s highlight is undoubtedly its American collection, which includes American paintings and decorative arts.

And there’s more. The Museum of Fine Arts also displays an incredible collection of European Impressionist paintings, including one of the largest collections of Monets outside of Paris. The MFA also holds one of the richest Degas collections in the world, not to mention Asian and Old Kingdom Egyptian collections, classical art, Buddhist temple, and medieval sculpture and tapestries. After you’re done marveling at these treasures, be sure to check out the exhibits of Japanese art, including Buddhist and Shinto treasures.

Best of all, the museum is undergoing an ambitious expansion program, and will soon open a new wing for American art, a renovated Art of Europe galleries, and an improved West Wing devoted to contemporary art.

Practical Info

The Boston Museum of Fine Arts is located just south of Kenmore Square, near Boston University, on Huntington Avenue. The museum is easily accessible via the MBTA subway, or the T. Children under the age of 17 are admitted free after 3pm on weekdays and all day on weekends. The museum is conveniently located next to MassArt and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

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Go Boston Card

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Location: Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston CityPass, Boston, Sightseeing & City Passes
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Boston CityPass

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Boston in One Day Sightseeing Tour, Boston, Sightseeing & City Passes
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Boston in One Day Sightseeing Tour

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Experience the very best of Boston in one day on this fully narrated sightseeing tour of the area's major sights. First, journey through the historic towns of ...  Read more

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Boston Beantown Trolley and Harbor Cruise, Boston, Bus & Minivan Tours
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Boston Beantown Trolley and Harbor Cruise

Celebrate Boston’s history with a sightseeing tour on the Beantown Trolley, a great way to see top Boston attractions including Beacon Hill, Boston ...  Read more

Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Duration: Varies

From USD $35.00

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