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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Boston's oldest cultural institution, Museum of Fine Arts is noted for its collection of French Impressionist paintings, including more works by Monet than any other museum or gallery outside of Paris. The museum also houses a vast collection of Egyptian, ancient Greek, and Roman art. The galleries displaying American works include paintings of famous historical figures, such as George Washington, Samuel Adams, and Paul Revere. In addition to works by the great European artists Gauguin, Renoir, Degas, and van Gogh, you can also see examples of some of the finest works produced by Americans John Singleton Copley, Winslow Homer, and John Singer Sargent. Be sure to leave a little time for exhibits of medieval sculpture and tapestries, as well as for displays of Chinese calligraphy and Japanese pottery. Arrange to visit Museum of Fine Arts and other attractions in Boston using our Boston tour planner.
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  • I recommend this museum for family, there are many attractions for everybody ,and don't miss the jewels room and music room, small but rich  more »
  • The Boston Museum of Fine Arts is one of America's finer museums - not to be missed. The collection (of which only 5% is on view at any time) has both depth and breadth. But more importantly, it is su...  more »
  • We visited MFA specifically to see the Matisse and Botticelli exhibits. It was a very hot June Tuesday, and both of these special exhibitions were packed with people. However we still managed to view ...  more »
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  • I have been to quite a few art museums in my years and this may be one of my favorites. Didn't expect to see so many of my very favorite artists in one collection. Lots and lots of art. Seems to change up art on a pretty regularly basis. Great atmosphere and leaves you feeling inspired. Pretty well organized, but a bit hard to get around. If you have small kids you may lose them.
  • Have seen so many wonderful exhibits here! Love the impressionists room. I visit every time I'm in Boston and I still can't explore all that is has to offer! My favorite museum! If you love art it's a must if you're in Boston!
  • An amazing museum in Boston with a wide range of art forms. I'm particular inclined to love viewing the objects of history than say paintings, but this museum has it all. There are always multiple new and amazing exhibits going on, so its a place thats great to visit over and over again. The area is also full of other museums, great outdoor spaces, historical landmarks and best of all - amazing food options for lunch and dinner.
  • Fantastic museum, always clean and quiet, staff members are helpful and maps are readily available, which is good because the place is pretty big. They have their own parking lot but there's also a green line T-stop right outside that's very convenient (fare is under $3 per ride). For college students there's an extensive list of schools that get in for free.
  • Great foundation. The MFA Boston continue to follow its mission to preserve art and open its doors to anyone who strive to open new horizons. Must go place for personal growth and development even if you are not an artist.