Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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The Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) in Boston, Massachusetts, opened on July 4, 1876. The museum originally opened at Copley Square. By 1909, the museum had grown so much that it moved to its current home on Huntington Avenue. There are more than one million visitors a year and is ranked 55th n the most visited museums in the world. There are a wide variety of programs available to the public ranging from activities to performances. There are also community-based programs that include scouting and homeschooling activities.

The MFA has a sister museum in Nagoya, Japan called the Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts. This has allowed the citizens of Japan to experience great pieces of art, otherwise unable to encounter. This 20-year partnership was opened April 17, 1999. Exhibits are developed through collaboration and the partnership has served as an important model for artistic and cultural exchange between the countries.

MFA also has a school division of The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, which was also established in 1876. When the Museum of Fine Arts opened in Copley Square, the Trustees of the Museum had reserved rooms in the basement of the facility for an art school. Through an affiliation with Tufts University, that was established in 1944. They offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs. 

Besides this arts museum, there are seven more arts museums listed in Boston. There's also thirty attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston on the map above. If you need any other information on Museum of Fine Arts, Boston that is not listed here, please call (617) 267-9300 or visit their website.

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Opening Hours Monday &Tuesday: 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Wednesday–Friday: 10:00 am–10:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 am–5:00 pm
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Ticket Fees Members: Free
Adults: $25
Seniors (65+): $23
Children 6 and under: Free
Youths 7–17: Free
Students (18+): $23
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Year Established 1870
Collections Over 346,000 items
Annual Visitors 1,227,163 (2015)

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