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Boston's oldest, largest and best-known art institution, the MFA houses one of the world's most comprehensive art collections and is renowned for its Impressionist paintings, Asian and Egyptian collections and early American art.
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465 Huntington Ave, Avenue of the Arts, Boston, MA 02115-5597
Fenway / Kenmore
+1 617-267-9300
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Reviewed today

Currently on exhibit until January 6. 2019, the French Pastels, Treasures from the Vault, rarely on display to protect the paintings. Some other favorites The Art of Influence Propaganda Postcards from the Era of World Wars, Candice Breitz Love Story drawing attention to the refugee...More

Thank 411Vacationer
Reviewed today via mobile

Had our first visit today, we are a family of 4 , which includes 2 teenagers. Has various parking options, unfortunately as the Red Sox were due to play all the parking lots were full, luckily we found a spot on the street and as...More

Thank Jimmish
Reviewed today

this museum has great art, nice outdoor spaces integrated into the museum and the evening events for Wed. in the summer are terrific. They also host a few late night openings during the year. Highly recommend going to any or all of these. It is...More

Thank Miguelina4
Reviewed today

One of the great museums of the world - well worth visiting. I spent an afternoon and ended up staying until evening. The displays are spectacular - loved the atrium vies.

Thank Frances S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I decided to kill time before a Red Sox game and thought we would just check it out for an hr or so. Nope, we found ourselves spending over 3 hours. My absolute favorite was the French pastels which are paintings created...More

Thank Ginny L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is absolutely beautiful. I had a really good time. I think it's a must when visiting Boston.

Thank Tal A
Reviewed 4 days ago

A beautiful building in a wonderful city. If you have any interest in culture then this is a must for your visit to Boston. Everything about this visit was amazing, the exhibits, the sheer size of the rooms, the amazing setting. Staff are friendly and...More

Thank MummyMalibu
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

To enjoy the MFA is to allow yourself to be immersed in another time and place. From the pastels to the artifacts, the sculptures to the masters. The size and scope of the rooms allows you to truly appreciate the art in its best light....More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to see the pastels and Rothko exhibits - both on at least until the end of the year. Small but extremely well curated, great descriptions means audio guides weren’t necessary. Go early especially on a weekend - it gets quite crowded in the afternoon.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had time to,spare between meetings in Boston so I decided ( since it was a rainy day ) to enjoy the MFA. Just loved the French Impressionist exhibit. Staff incredibly helpful at directing visitors. Really. Treat

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Fenway / Kenmore
The Curse of the Bambino may have ended years ago, but
loyal Red Sox fans will continue to infiltrate this
home to historic Fenway Park, where you can find
victory banners, people yelling in stereotypical
Boston accents, and lots of sports bars. Located
within Kenmore Square, the old gas station Citgo sign
is another Boston skyline classic seen throughout the
city. In addition to a hectic and diehard sports
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Response from LauraMontgomeryUSA | Reviewed this property |
Hi --The Boston MFA Egyptian collection is excellent with artifacts and examples from pre-dynastic through the Egyptian Greco-Roman era. Of particular note are the unusually realistic "Reserve Heads" and the "Red Sculpture... More
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Parking yes! No free parking!
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