Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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What you'll do
Browse a vast collection of American masterpieces and famous works at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
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- Includes general admission to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
- Special Exhibitions: Access to specific special exhibitions requires an additional $7 ticket, which can be purchased on-site
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One of the most comprehensive art museums in the world, the MFA’s collection encompasses nearly 500,000 works of art. The museum features over 100 galleries of paintings, sculptures, textiles, and musical instruments, ranging from ancient Egyptian sculptures to paintings by Monet, Van Gogh and Kahlo.
Boston Museum of Fine Arts: A Treasure Trove of Culture
The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, often known as the Boston Art Museum, is a beacon of creativity and history. It serves as a representation where the city's passion for the arts thrives.
Experiencing the Museum of Fine Art Boston
When you visit the Museum Fine Arts Boston, every corner reveals a story. From ancient artifacts to modern masterpieces, the Boston Fine Arts Museum engages all visitors, offering a deep appreciation for the power of human creativity.
What You Can Expect at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts
The Art of the Americas Wing is a must-see, boasting four floors filled with hundreds of important works that span 3,000 years, from the ancient civilizations of Mesoamerica to the modern art capitals of Mexico City and New York. You could spend a whole day just in this wing.
Be sure to spot iconic works such as John Singleton Copley’s portrait of Paul Revere, who made the famous Sons of Liberty Bowl. And don’t forget to look up when you’re in the Museum’s rotunda to see elaborate murals by John Singer Sargent soaring over your head.
Galleries dedicated to ancient Egyptian masterpieces take visitors on a journey back 4,500 years. Commanding in presence and sublime in aesthetic, these works represent a pinnacle of artistic innovation.
Gallery after gallery hosts European paintings and sculptures from Degas, Renoir and Gauguin, to name a few. The MFA’s collection of 19th-century French painting holds works by Monet and is considered one of the best collections outside of France.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston highlights
Special Exhibitions - Access to certain special exhibitions requires an additional $7 ticket, which can be purchased onsite. See the current exhibitions here.
Where to eat
New American Café - The menu features creative regional dishes from the Americas and includes hot and cold small plates, entrées, salads. North and South American wines and craft beers are also available.
The Garden Cafeteria - perfect if you want to grab something quick to eat. Food is served cafeteria-style, and you’ll find a selection of pizza, sandwiches, hamburgers, soups, snacks, and desserts. When the weather is nice, take your meal out to the Calderwood Courtyard, where there’s plenty of seating under the trees.
Museum of Fine Arts Boston FAQs
Q. Can I take photographs inside the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston?
A. Yes, photography is allowed in most areas of the museum, except in designated areas or for specific exhibitions, but flash or tripods are not allowed to maintain the condition of the artwork.
Q. Are there guided tours available at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston?
A. Absolutely! The museum offers a variety of guided tours led by knowledgeable docents who provide insightful commentary about the artworks, their historical context, and the museum's collections.
Q. Is the Museum of Fine Arts accessible for visitors with disabilities?
A. Yes, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston offers accessibility for all visitors. They have wheelchair accessibility, elevator access to all floors, and offer specialized tours and programs for those with disabilities.
Q. Are there dining options available inside the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston?
A. Certainly! The museum features several dining options, including a café, a restaurant with a wonderful menu, and a picturesque garden terrace where you can enjoy a meal or a snack amidst beautiful surroundings.
Q. Does the Museum of Fine Arts have a gift shop?
A. Yes, the museum has a well-stocked gift shop offering a wide range of art-inspired merchandise, including books, prints, jewelry, and unique souvenirs, allowing you to take a piece of the museum's collection home with you.
Q. Can I bring my children to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston?
A. Absolutely! The museum welcomes visitors of all ages and provides a variety of engaging activities and programs designed for children and adults.
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Know before you go
Getting In: enter through the 465 Huntington Avenue entrance to the Museum and proceed to the ticket desk. Your pass is valid for a single-entry admission ticket.
For more information, please visit the Museum of Fine Arts website.
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Where you'll be
465 Huntington Avenue,, null, Boston, US
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