To avoid crowding and to ensure a successful visit for all, advance timed-entry tickets are required for all visitors, including members and children. No ticket sales on site at the Museum.
Includes access to the Art of the Americas Wing, “Black Histories, Black Futures,” and “Women Take the Floor.”
“Writing the Future” + General Admission
“Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation” opens on October 18; Member Preview October 14–17.
Ticket On-Sale Dates
Including “Monet and Boston”
Members: October 19, 10 am
Nonmembers: October 20, 10 am
Tickets go off sale 1 pm the day before; no day-of tickets.
Please select a day to visit and ticket option to reserve tickets in an available time slot.
- 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 mfa.org 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
Members need to reserve a timed-entry ticket in advance. See Membership FAQ for detailed information.
Modified admission pricing ($5 minimum) during the 3–4 pm entry slot every Wednesday.
Later this fall, all active duty military and veterans can receive free admission tickets for themselves and 5 guests (6 total). Check back here for information on how to get tickets.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Please refer to Bank of America’s Museum on Us program page for details about how to get tickets.
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.
Later this fall, $10 tickets will be available members of the Institutional Pass Program. The Institutional Pass Program allows public libraries, schools, and nonprofit organizations to annually purchase passes that provide discount Museum admission for its constituents. Check back here for details on how to access 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.