- Hours and Admission
- Getting Here
- Plan Your Visit
- Catering and Special Events
- MFA Guide
The 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
The Museum will be closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Patriots' Day (third Monday in April), Independence Day (July 4), Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
|Children 6 and under||FREE|
*Weekdays after 3 pm, weekends, and Boston public school holidays; otherwise $10.
Included in the Price of Admission
- Full-day access to all galleries and special exhibitions.
- One free repeat visit within 10 days (applies to full-price Adult, Senior, and Student tickets only).
- Free Guided Tours and Gallery Talks.
Buy Tickets Online
Buy tickets and MFA guides in advance for adults, seniors, and students (18 and older).
Pick up your tickets at the self-service kiosks in the Huntington and Fenway lobbies.
Members Visit Free
For map, transportation and parking information, and directions, visit Getting Here
Wednesday nights after 4 pm, admission is by voluntary contribution (suggested donation $25).
The Museum is free to all visitors on the following Open House days: Monday, January 20, 2014 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day); Saturday, February 8, 2014 (Lunar New Year); Monday, May 26, 2014 (Memorial Day); and Monday, October 13, 2014 (Fall Open House).
Military Personnel and Families
Blue Star Museums is a program that offers free admission to museums for all active-duty, National Guard, and Reserve military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. In addition, the MFA is expanding its offer of free admission for active-duty personnel and their families year round. The military ID holder and immediate family receive free admission to the Museum.
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- Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
- New England Aquarium
- Skywalk Observatory
- Museum of Science
- Revolutionary Boston at the Old State House or Harvard University Museum of Natural History
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Massachusetts Teachers Association
Members of the Massachusetts Teachers Association receive a $2 discount from admission when presenting their valid MTA membership ID at any ticket desk.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Bring your MFA ticket stub to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum within two days of purchase and save $2 on adult/senior general admission.
Members of the International Student Identity Card program receive a $2 discount from admission when presenting their ISIC membership card at any ticket desk.