Advance timed-entry tickets are required for all visitors, including members and children. No ticket sales on site at the Museum.

In order to ensure safe visits, only a select group of galleries are open. See what's on view.

Ticket Options

General Admission

Access to select open galleries and exhibitions: Art of the Americas Wing, “Black Histories, Black Futures,” and “Women Take the Floor.”

“Basquiat” + General Admission

Sold out through October 31!

“Monet” + General Admission

Member Preview November 11–14 sold out!
Opens November 15

Ticket On-Sale Dates

Tickets go on sale mid-month for the following month.

December Tickets

Members: November 18, 10 am
Nonmembers: November 19, 10 am

Tickets go off sale 1 pm the day before; no day-of tickets.

October 2020

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Ticket Information

  • A ticket is required for each individual to enter the building, including members and youths 17 and under
  • Tickets must be purchased in advance on or by phone at 1-800-440-6975. There are no on-site, day-of purchases.
  • General Admission tickets do not include access to the special exhibitions “Writing the Future” and “Monet and Boston”
  • Separate tickets on different days must be purchased to visit both “Writing the Future” and “Monet and Boston”; they cannot be seen on the same day in a single visit
  • Entry time slots are 60 minutes; visitors must enter the Museum or the specific exhibition, if applicable, within that 60-minute window.
  • Once inside the building, visitors may stay as long as they like
  • No re-entry into a special exhibition or building
  • Maximum ticket quantity per order of 6

Ticketing Policies

Member Tickets

Members need to reserve a timed-entry ticket in advance. See Membership FAQ for detailed information.

$5 Admission

Modified admission pricing ($5 minimum) during the 3–4 pm entry slot every Wednesday.

Special Offers

All active duty military and veterans can receive free general admission tickets when reserved in advance. Please contact for information about the program and how to access tickets.

MFS Investment Management

Sponsored by MFS Investment Management.

Free admission tickets are available to students, faculty, and staff from participating colleges and universities. Please contact the representative at your college or university who is responsible for the MFA partnership to access free admission tickets. If you are unable to locate the correct contact, please e-mail for assistance.

Pozen Community College Access Program is made possible by Liz and Bob Pozen.

The Lunder Maine Student Membership Program at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is generously funded by The Lunder Foundation.

The McLane Family New Hampshire Student Membership Program allows New Hampshire students of all ages in public and private school, as well as those who are home schooled, to visit the Museum free of charge.

Bank of America cardholders can find the promo code for Museums on Us tickets on the MFA entry in the map view of Bank of Americas Museum on Us program page. The promo code allows Bank of America cardholders to reserve one free ticket during the first full weekend of each month. Tickets are limited to one ticket per cardholder, and you must present your Bank of America card with your ticket when you arrive at the Museum. Bank of America Museums on Us tickets are not available on site and are subject to availability.

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Later this fall, Massachusetts residents who present Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards can receive up to four $3 admission tickets good for adult, senior, or student admission. Check back here for details on how to get tickets.

EBT Card to Culture is a collaboration between the Mass Cultural Council and the Executive Office of Health and Human Services’ Department of Transitional Assistance. See the full list of participants.

$10 tickets are available to members of the Institutional Pass Program. Please contact the public library, school, or nonprofit organization to which youre associated for information about how to access $10 tickets. 

Later this fall, K–12 teachers in a school, afterschool, or community setting in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont can receive free admission tickets with proof of active teaching status. Please check back here for details on how to get tickets. Retired teachers and home school educators are not eligible.

Please contact the representative at your company who is responsible for the MFA partnership to access your free admission tickets.