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Museum of Fine Arts Boston
The MFA is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world; the collection encompasses nearly 450,000 works of art. We welcome more than one million visitors each year to experience art from ancient Egyptian to contemporary, special exhibitions, and innovative educational programs. November 2010 marks the opening of The New MFA. Designed by the world-renowned Foster and Partners architects, The New MFA comprises a new wing for Art of the Americas; renovated art of Europe galleries; improved conservation and education facilities;The Linde Family Wing devoted entirely to contemporary art; and a new, larger public space—the Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Family Courtyard.
Hours of OperationThe MFA is open 7 days a week.
Monday and Tuesday 10 am–4:45 pm
Wednesday–Friday 10 am–9:45 pm
Saturday and Sunday 10 am–4:45 pm
HOLIDAYS AND CLOSINGS
New Year's Day, Patriots' Day (third Monday in April), Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day
Seniors (65+) $23
Students (18+) $23
Youths 6 and under FREE
Youths 7–17* FREE*
*Weekdays after 3 pm, weekends, and Boston public school holidays; otherwise $10.
Upcoming Free Days
Conditional free or discount day(s)
Wednesday nights after 4 pm, admission is by voluntary contribution (suggested donation $25).
- April 2017: 05, 12, 19, 26
- May 2017: 03, 10, 17, 24, 31
- June 2017: 07, 14, 21, 28
- July 2017: 05, 12, 19, 26
Free all day
The Museum is free to all visitors on the Open House days.
- May 2017: 29