Something to do in New England - Visit the Museum of Fine Arts - Boston, Massachusetts

Photo Via Museum of Fine Arts

Photo Via Museum of Fine Arts

Located on Huntington Avenue - Boston Massachusetts, the Museum of Fine Arts ( mfa boston) is one of the world's most comprehensive art museum that entertains over 1 million visitors a year. 

Since it's doors opened to the public July 4th, 1876 (the nation's centennial), the Boston Museum of Fine Arts has shown nearly 450,000 works of art.  This wonderful museum of art offer modern art, contemporary art, fine art, and historical art by painters and artisans from all over the world.

Nestled among the art and design in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, four dining venues, including a wine bar, are available with seasonal menus and locally grown ingredients.  The New American Café was named one of the best museum restaurants in the US by Food & Wine in January 2014.

A few things to keep in mind....

Personal photography - 

Still photography and video taken from a handheld device of objects in the permanent collection are permitted for personal, nondistributional, noncommercial use. Please refrain from photography of loans and temporary exhibitions. Flashes, tripods, monopods, or video cameras in the galleries are prohibited. No photographs or videotapes may be reproduced, published, distributed, sold, transferred, or otherwise commercially exploited without written permission from the MFA.

Drawing in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts

Drawing with pencils and erasers are permitted in the museum.

Drawing boards and sketchpads are permitted, but must be 18" x 24" or smaller.

Copying in watercolors, crayons, pastels, or charcoal is not permitted.

Bags, backpacks, pocketbooks, and purses in the Museum are limited to 11" x 15".



The Boston Museum of Fine Arts is closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Patriots' Day (third Monday in April), Independence Day (July 4), Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

Please confirm dates and times before heading to the MFA since there could be a change in schedule. 

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Avenue of the Arts

465 Huntington Avenue

Boston, MA 02115