The Museum of Fine Arts is an art museum in Boston and the fifth largest museum in the whole of the United States. The museum was founded in 1870 but did not move to its current location till 1909, the building was designed by Guy Lowell to a grand Neoclassical design. The museum contains over 450,000 pieces of art, it has one of the largest collections in the whole of the Americas. Some of its more notable collections include Egyptian art and art from the Rothschild Family amongst others.
The museum has limited parking so it is advised to ‘Take the T’ as the locals say, meaning use public transport. By subway, take the green line to the ‘Museum of Fine Arts’ stop or the orange line to the ‘Ruggles’ stop. By bus, take the 39 bus to the Huntington Avenue at Ruggles Street or Louis Prang Street stop, or the 8, 19, 47, or CT2 buses to Ruggles Street at Huntington Avenue stop.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open seven days a week, from 10am-5pm Monday to Tuesday, 10am-10pm Wednesday to Friday and 10am-5pm Saturday to Sunday. The museum is priced at 25$ for adults to enter and free for under 18s to enter. Student and senior discounts exist.