Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

465 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

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Address: 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

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Phone: 617-267-9300
URL: http://www.mfa.org/
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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  • Visited: June 2013
  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2014
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Submitted by: Kelly R.

Excellent art museum.  I saw the Showa sophistication: Japan in 1930s exhibition back in 2009 while I was visiting my friend.  It was excellent but very...

Submitted by: Kelli P.

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 ...

Submitted by: Sally B.

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...

Submitted by: Julie S.

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 ...

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