Museum of Fine Arts

Member Rating 4 out of 5 by dolphoto on October 3, 2002

Affectionately known as the MFA, Boston's Museum of Fine Arts is one of the world's great art museums, with major collections in Egyption, Japanese, Chinese, European, and American arts. The high quality of the exhibit spaces have made it one of the top choices for traveling exhibitions. Despite recent renovations, the MFA still maintains its aura of a grand dame, aloofly presenting great pieces of art.

Perhaps the best way to see museum for the first time is with the "one hour tour" which brings you to the best of the best. The tour covers India, Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Americas with dates ranging from 2548 BC to 1883. Artists include Paul Revere, Renoir, Rembrant, and Donatello. This tasting will give you enough of a feel for what's available to plan your own explorations. A great time to visit is on Wednesday evenings when the museum is open from 4 to 9:45 pm. No fee is charged, but a donation is requested. With smaller crowds, this is a great date spot.

Museum of Fine Arts Boston
465 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts, 02115
(617) 267-9300

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