A visit to The Museum of Fine Arts is a popular Thing to do in Boston and an absolute must for art lovers.
About the Museum of Fine Arts:
The Museum of Fine Arts is a Boston Museum that is one of the largest in the world. The Boston Museum is home to a massive collection of more than 450,000 items from around the world and from many time periods. If you want to see everything, then plan on spending more than one day exploring the galleries at this wonderful Boston Attraction.
The Museum of Fine Arts opened in 1870, and it moved to its current location in 1909. The building itself is a work of art. It was built in the neo-classical style with a beautiful rotunda. Since it was built, several additions have created more exhibit space. The most recent renovation took place in 2010.
Whatever type of art interests you, there are likely to be examples at this Boston Museum. One the Museum’s most impressive collections is of Japanese works. It is the largest such collection outside of the country of Japan, and it includes about 5,000 examples of Japanese pottery.
The Museum’s American collection boasts silver handcrafted by local Patriot Paul Revere. An impressive collection of New England furniture and paintings from all eras are also part of this collection. Visitors to The Museum of Fine Arts can also see the Arts of the Ancient World collection, Egyptian art, and much more.
One of the popular photography exhibits is that which documents the excavations of the Giza Pyramids from 1905 to 1942. The Museum has a collection of 22,000 images from these digs.
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Add a visit to The Museum of Fine Arts, one of many popular Boston Museums, to your itinerary during your next stay at our Boston Hotel.
Sunday through Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
The Museum of Fine Arts is closed on certain holidays. Visit their website for a complete list.
Children 7 to 17: $10 or free after 3 p.m. weekdays
Under 7: Free