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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Experience nearly 450,000 pieces of fine art that spans the globe, from ancient Egyptian sculpture to contemporary American and European art. One of the largest museums in the country, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston offers an impressive collection of paintings, photographs, prints, drawings, musical instruments, jewelry and fashion arts. Discover one of the most comprehensive art collections in the Americas, including the incredible gallery of contemporary art showcasing artists such as Frida Kahlo. The museum also offers traveling exhibitions and installations, performance art, live music, classes, guided tours and gallery activities throughout the year.
Museum of Fine Arts at Boston

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

465 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts
Distance from hotel: 3.97 miles

Plan Your Visit


  • Sunday & Monday: 10 am - 5 pm
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 10 am - 5 pm
  • Thursday & Friday: 10 am - 10 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm


  • Adults: $27
  • Youth 7-17: $10
  • Children 6 and under: Free


  • Studio Art Classes
  • Lectures & Courses
  • Changing Exhibitions
  • Films
  • Gallery Activities & Tours


  • Exhibits
  • Performance Art
  • Dining
  • Tours
  • Community Programs
  • Music
  • Shopping
  • Does the Museum of Fine Arts offer free days?

    Admission to the Museum is free to all Massachusetts residents on the following days:

    • Monday, January 15, 2024 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
    • Monday, May 27, 2024 (Memorial Day)
    • Wednesday, June 19, 2024 (Juneteenth)
    • Monday, October 14, 2024 (Indigenous Peoples' Day)

    In addition, the Museum offers free and discounted tickets to US Active Duty Military and Veterans and Families, as well as college students and others - please visit their website for details.

  • Is there dining at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston?
    The MFA Boston offers diverse dining experiences including the Garden Cafeteria, Taste and the New American Cafe.
  • Does the Museum of Fine Arts offer pay-what-you-wish tickets?

    Enjoy $5 minimum, pay-what-you-wish tickets on the following days. Special exhibition tickets (general admission included) are available in advance online. General admission tickets are only available in person day of, starting at 5 pm.

    • Thursday, September 21, 2023 (Latinx Heritage Night)
    • Thursday, November 9, 2023 (Diwali)
    • Thursday, December 7, 2023 (Hanukkah)
    • Thursday, February 15, 2024 (Lunar New Year)
    • Thursday, March 14, 2024 (Nowruz)
    • Thursday, May 9, 2024 (ASL Night)