Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
465 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115| Map |
The Museum of Fine Arts is one of the largest museums in the United States, attracting over one million visitors a year. It contains over 450,000 works of art, making it one of the most comprehensive collections in the Americas.
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Address: 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115| Map
Hours: Mon-Tue 10 am - 4:45 pm, Wed-Fri 10 am - 9:45 pm, Sat-Sun 10 am - 4:45 pm. Closed New Year's Day, Patriot's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. More Info
Price: Adults: $22; Children (7-17): $10; Children under 7: Free; Seniors & Students: $20 More Info
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Great Visit With Older ChildrenFlag review
I've been visiting the MFA since I was in high school, but I wasn't sure how my 7-year old son would like it. I shouldn't have worried though, because it turns out that he absolutely loved it. The Museum is rather large and can be overwhelming, so when traveling with kids, I recommend choosing a few sections/exhibits and focusing on them. My son wanted to see Indian art, since that was what he was studying in school, but he also loved the mummies (part of Art of the Ancient World).
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There are lots of programs for kids, especially during school vacations, so check the website in advance.
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I love this place. The exhibits are set up in a way that makes complete sense! Every square inch of this place is covered in art and history! Tickets are very reasonably priced! If you are a student, you may be able to get in for free and active military members also get free admission! My husband, his best friend and I went on Friday night because to our surprise, they do not close until quarter of ten! We were able to beat all the hustle and bustle of Boston and spend a nice relaxed evening in the most beautiful museum! On a Friday night, there are no crowds, no children crying and fussing, and you are able to see EVERYTHING! If you are in the Boston area, this is a must see! Bored on a Friday night, then ...
Love the MFA, hate the way they treat their members. I've been coming here since I was a kid. I have all my favorite paintings that I've tracked across the world, the Monets and Van Gogh's that I visit each time, and the gift shop that always manages to get some of my money. But I like this place a lot less since I became a member. Last year, they totally changed their membership policy in the middle of the year. Instead of being allowed to bring one free guest on each visit, I was now allowed to bring a guest just once for the next 7 months of my year membership. I called, I pleaded, I talked to people in person, I wrote letters - no one was at all willing to consider that this wasn't cool, and to grand...
I finally got a chance to go experience the new wing at the MFA. It was perhaps not as grand as I might have expected from all the hype, but there were enough pieces to certainly wow me. In fact, in a smaller city, this would certainly be a full and impressive museum collection all on its own. There are pieces I could get lost away on for hours, and of course others I could do without. But that is what is nice about art, and interesting about attending with someone else. I love to see what other people are intrigued by. And sometimes they point out elements of a piece I never noticed myself and give me a new appreciation I would not otherwise have. We didn't get to spend too much time here as it was our ...