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Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Art has a way of transcending time and space, carrying stories from the past to the present. Tucked away in the cultural heart of Boston, the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) stands as a grand repository of such narratives, a sanctuary for masterpieces that whisper secrets of eras long gone..


Location

The Museum of Fine Arts Boston is conveniently located in the Fenway-Kenmore area. With areas of the collection housed in two new wings designed by Lord Norman Foster among the original 1909 buildings in Copley Square, the MFA campus offers a blend of architectural styles that mirrors the diversity within its galleries.

History

Established in 1870, the MFA has evolved into one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world. Its core mission to cultivate a love for art has led to ongoing expansions and continual enrichment of its collections. Each artifact and painting is not just a reflection of artistic talent but a window to the past, a connection to the events and cultures that shaped human history.

What to See

Once inside the MFA, visitors are greeted by many galleries, each presenting a distinctive range of art. Here are a few can't-miss highlights:

  • The Americas Wing: A testament to the artistic legacies of North, Central, and South America, including the renowned John Singer Sargent's "The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit" and a collection of Native American and Pre-Columbian art.
  • European Art: Spanning from the Renaissance to Modernism, lavish galleries showcase works by Rembrandt, Monet, and Van Gogh, to name but a few.
  • Ancient World: Wander through majestic sculptures from ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome and see their influence on Western art.
  • Art of Asia: Journey through diverse cultures and artistic traditions from China, Japan, Korea, India, and beyond with rare and exquisite pieces.
  • Musical Instruments: Even the musically curious will be intrigued by the extensive collection of instruments and their artistic embellishments.

Nearby Attractions

The MFA is part of Boston's Avenue of the Arts, and fittingly, several other significant cultural institutions are within walking distance. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, with its Venetian palazzo architecture and eclectic collection, is a short distance away. The Massachusetts College of Art and Design also enriches the neighborhood with the energy of its creative student community, making for a vibrant arts enclave.



Enhance Your Tour with the Boston Sightseeing

Exploring Boston is an adventure that bus tours like the Boston Sightseeing Double-Decker Bus can elevate. With a stop near the MFA, this tour simplifies your experience and allows you to take in the city's landmarks at your own pace. Pick a seat on the upper deck for unparalleled views as you weave through the city's historic sites, and hop off at the MFA stop when you're ready to encounter the world of art.

Our Tour Packages

Single Ride Pass

Single Ride Pass

$37.00

Explore Boston in 80 Minutes
  • City Tour Single Ride
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Hop-On Hop-Off All  Day

Hop-On Hop-Off All Day

$43.00

Boston City Sightseeing Tour
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Hop-On Hop-Off 24 Stops

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Hop-0n Hop-Off - Boston & Cambridge Tour
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Hop-On Hop-Off 2 Days

Hop-On Hop-Off 2 Days

$89.00

City Tour Highlights With 2 Days Pass
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Night Tour

Night Tour

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Boston's Vibrant Evening Tour
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