Museum of Fine Arts

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The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, is the 14th-largest art museum in the world, measured by public gallery area. It contains more than 450,000 works of art, making it one of the most comprehensive collections in the Americas. It is home to 8,161 paintings, surpassed among American museums only by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. With more than 1.2 million visitors a year, it is the 52nd most visited art museum in the world as of 2019.

Founded in 1870 in Copley Square, the museum moved to its current Fenway location in 1909. The museum is affiliated with the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts.

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Opening hours

Sat - Tue: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wed - Fri: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Closed on New Year's Day, Patriots' Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.


Adults: $25
Seniors (65+), Students (18+): $23
Youth (7–17)*, (0-6): free

*Weekdays after 3 p.m., weekends, and Boston public school holidays; otherwise $10. Check the website for free days.

More information and contact


Official Website



Phone +1 617 267 9300

Address 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Coordinates 42°20'22.146" N -71°5'38.953" E

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