Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA)

Neoclassical & modern wings house a vast collection from ancient Egyptian to contemporary American

Museum of Fine Art

The Museum of Fine Arts (or MFA) in Boston, Massachusetts, is one of the largest museums in the United States. It contains more than 450,000 works of art, making it one of the most comprehensive collections in the Americas. With more than one million visitors a year, it is the 55th most-visited art museum in the world as of 2014

Founded in 1870, the museum moved to its current location in 1909. The museum is affiliated with the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, and its sister museum, the Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts, in Nagoya, Japan.

In 2014, The Art of the Americas Wing was recognized for its high architectural achievement by being awarded the Harleston Parker Medal, by the Boston Society of Architects.

Leave a Reply

Translate

Huntington Avenue 465
Boston 02115 MA US
Get directions
Monday 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM Tuesday 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM Wednesday 10:00 AM – 9:30 PM Thursday 10:00 AM – 9:30 PM Friday 10:00 AM – 9:30 PM Saturday 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM Sunday 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM