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The MFA is open—to fresh ideas, all visitors, and the infinite possibilities inspired by art. Our renowned collection tells a multifaceted story of the human experience—a story that holds unique meaning for everyone. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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Hours

Sunday 10 am–5 pm
Monday 10 am–5 pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10 am–5 pm
Thursday 10 am–10 pm
Friday 10 am–10 pm
Saturday 10 am–5 pm

Admission

  Members Adults Youths 7–17 Youths 0–6
General Admission

General admission tickets are available in person or in advance online or by phone. Tickets are valid for the full visit day. General admission does not include admission to special exhibitions requiring a separate ticket.

Free $27 $10 Free
“Hallyu! The Korean Wave” and General Admission (Opens March 24)

Certain exhibitions require everyone, including members and children, to purchase or reserve an exhibition ticket. Exhibition tickets include general admission for the day of the visit.

Free $34 $17 Free

General Admission

Members Free
Adults $27
Youths 7–17 $10
Youths 0–6 Free

“Hallyu! The Korean Wave” and General Admission

Opens March 24

Members Free
Adults $34
Youths 7–17 $17
Youths 0–6 Free

General admission tickets are available in person or in advance online or by phone. Tickets are valid for the full visit day. General admission does not include admission to special exhibitions requiring a separate ticket.

Certain exhibitions require everyone, including members and children, to purchase or reserve an exhibition ticket. Exhibition tickets include general admission for the day of the visit.

See Tickets for information about free and discounted admission programs.

Last entry 30 minutes before closing.
Closed New Year’s Day, Patriots’ Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Plan Your Visit

Getting Here

What to See

What to Do

Keeping the MFA a Safe and Welcoming Space For All

The MFA is committed to being a place where everyone belongs. This is only truly possible when our visitors, volunteers, and staff recognize and honor one another with dignity and respect. We have no tolerance for any acts of harassment or harmful behavior. Your words and actions matter. Thank you for keeping the MFA a safe and welcoming space for all.

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Tickets

For more information and to reserve tickets, visit Tickets.

Yes, all visitors regardless of age are required to have a ticket.

Yes, we recommend purchasing tickets in advance to ensure availability and ease of entry into the Museum.

Visitors and members who reserve tickets in advance are encouraged to select the “Print at Home” option to receive tickets electronically. Tickets may be presented on a mobile device or printed on paper. All tickets will be scanned at the door. To speed up your entry, have your tickets ready when you arrive at the Museum.

See our Ticketing Policies for more information and how to contact us.

Guided and self-guided visits are available for PreK–12 audiences, Access programs, and college groups that are part of the University Members program. Guided tours are not currently available for other adult groups.

To reserve your group visit, see Groups.

Bulk Ticket Discount

If you’re visiting with 15 or more nonmember adults who don’t fall into one of the above audiences, you can receive a discount on your bulk ticket order. See Tickets for more information.

Preparing for Your Visit

No, the Fenway Entrance is currently closed.

Yes, we offer complimentary coat check at the Huntington Avenue Entrance.

Bags smaller than 11 x 15 inches are welcome. Backpacks must be carried as a handbag or worn on the front side of the body. Bags in excess of 11 x 15 inches containing needed medical equipment, or for use in nursing or baby care, are allowed in the Museum if tagged at arrival.

The Signature Shop, located at the Huntington Avenue Entrance, can be visited without a ticket.

Please visit Dining for more information about the Museum's dining venues.

See Gallery Updates for information about closures. Please note, galleries may be closed temporarily without notice.

Your ticket is valid until the Museum closes, but there is no re-entry to special exhibitions.

Please see Galley Tours and Talks for the full schedule of guided tours.

Members

For more member information, visit Membership FAQ.

For general admission, membership cards admit MFA members daily per the limits of their membership level. For special exhibitions, tickets are required for all visitors (members, nonmembers, children); members cannot gain entry to special exhibitions with their membership card alone. Members have access to free or discounted special exhibition tickets, limited to the benefits of their membership level. We encourage all members to reserve tickets in advance online or by phone.

Yes. We know sometimes plans change—if yours do, please help more people in our community enjoy the Museum by rebooking, exchanging, or canceling your tickets ahead of time. We hope you come to the Museum as planned, but if you decide not to, other visitors might miss out if you don’t use your timed-entry tickets.

Members, if you need to reschedule:

  • To reschedule special exhibition or any paid tickets, contact us in advance of your visit date by calling 1-800-440-6975 to exchange your tickets for another date. Tickets are non-refundable, but can be exchanged prior to the day of your visit. A $4 exchange fee applies.
  • If you do not arrive for a special exhibition, you will forfeit your limited free exhibition ticket(s) and we will not be able to reschedule you for another time slot.

For details on how to access free or discounted university or corporate member tickets, please visit the Special Offers section on the Tickets page.

You can join or renew on-site, over the phone, online, or send a check by mail to:

Membership
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Accessibility

The Museum is committed to accessibility for all visitors. For general access information, please see Accessibility, call 617-267-9300, or e-mail access@mfa.org.

Yes, wheelchairs are available to borrow on a first-come, first-served basis. See Accessibility for more information.

Yes, gallery stools are available to borrow on a first-come, first-served basis from the Sharf Visitor Center.

Yes, the Museum is fully wheelchair accessible.

The MFA warmly welcomes service dogs. Please note, emotional support animals and comfort animals are not permitted.

Please visit Accessibility to see if your request is addressed. If not please contact 617-267-9300 or e-mail access@mfa.org for more information.

Sponsors

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Generous support provided by Massachusetts Cultural Council.