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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Museum of Fine Arts - Boston, Massachusetts
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Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115Map
Avenue of the Arts
+1 617 267 9300/+1 800 440 6975(Toll Free)
Neighborhood: Fenway & Northeastern University
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Once a sleepy temple of art catering to Brahmins of conservative tastes, the Museum of Fine Art is about to complete a huge expansion that will transform it into one of the top things to do in Boston. A new Art of the Americas wing will vastly increase the amount of the collection on display. Must-sees include Gilbert Stuart’s iconic portraits of George and Martha Washington, John Singer Sargent's masterpiece The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit, and Childe Hassam’s Boston Common at Twilight. Several Monets and Van Gogh’s Postman Joseph Roulin crown the European collection. A new special exhibits gallery means the previous space devoted to that function will be turned over to modern and contemporary art, long underrepresented on the museum’s walls. The MFA also has an excellent repertory film program.

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Museum of Fine Arts General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Tuesday from 10:00 AM to 04:45 PM, Wednesday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 09:45 PM, Saturday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 04:45 PM
  • Type: Arts & Museums
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, amex, visa
  • Nearest Train: Museum of Fine Arts
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9 th most recommended thing to do in Boston, MA
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