Boston's oldest cultural institution, Museum of Fine Arts is noted for its collection of French Impressionist paintings, including more works by Monet than any other museum or gallery outside of Paris. The museum also houses a vast collection of Egyptian, ancient Greek, and Roman art. The galleries displaying American works include paintings of famous historical figures, such as George Washington, Samuel Adams, and Paul Revere. In addition to works by the great European artists Gauguin, Renoir, Degas, and van Gogh, you can also see examples of some of the finest works produced by Americans John Singleton Copley, Winslow Homer, and John Singer Sargent. Be sure to leave a little time for exhibits of medieval sculpture and tapestries, as well as for displays of Chinese calligraphy and Japanese pottery. Arrange your visit to Museum of Fine Arts and discover more family-friendly attractions in Boston using our Boston tour builder tool .
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Museum of Fine Arts Reviews
Absolutely superb. Great building, varied and interesting exhibits and welcoming staff. I was there at opening time and once I got my ticket, headed for the upper floor. For a good half hour, I had th... more »
To be fair, have visited museums all over Europe so my expectations may have been to high. I visited the Fine Arts museum about ten years ago and saw very little change in the exhibits. Although they ... more »
Love this place! There is always something cultural and engaging going on. It's a wonderful place to spend time surrounded by great works of art. The cafeteria offers a great selection of food options and a well maintained salad bar. The only down side of that the food can be a bit pricey. That being said, if you love art and feel strongly about supporting the institutions dedicated to preserving that art, get a membership.!
This museum is massive! Me and my husband spent an entire day wandering around this place. They have a lot of Egyptian art works as well as some very famous artworks but current artists. We we're both impressed but the cast amount of art.
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