The MFA is open five days a week. See Visit for Museum hours, admission prices, and ticket options. See Tickets to reserve yours today.

To maintain safe capacity limits mandated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, timed-entry tickets purchased in advance are required of all visitors and MFA members regardless of age. To remain as contactless as possible, there are no in-person ticket sales offered at this time.

Getting Here

Visit Getting Here for information on parking, driving directions, and public transportation.

Explore the Collections

In order to ensure safe and socially distant visits, capacity is limited and select galleries remain closed. Temporarily closed galleries will continue to reopen. See Gallery Updates for more gallery information and Map for the most up-to-date maps of what’s open.

Looking for your favorite artwork? Use Collections Search to access the MFA’s world-class collections from home.

Gallery Activities and Tours

In order to maintain a safe environment for MFA visitors and staff, all in-person tours and gallery activities are suspended. You can still enjoy virtual tours, lectures, musical instrument demonstrations, curator talks, and more anytime online. Visit the Video Library, the MFA’s YouTube page, and Digital Learning for more.

Tips for Visitors

Look through our list of guidelines and resources to get your questions answered about Museum policies and programs at Tips for Visitors.

Visiting with Kids and Family

Get information on enjoying the MFA with young visitors and tips for exploring together at Visiting with Kids and Family.

Visiting from Out of Town

Visitors and returning residents entering Massachusetts must follow the state’s travel orders to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Please make sure you follow the state guidelines if you are visiting or returning from out of state.

Learn about hotel packages for your stay and resources for international visitors at Visiting from Out of Town.

Visiting with Disabilities

The Museum is committed to making both its building and programs accessible to visitors with disabilities. We offer programs and services for visitors of all ages and abilities. For general access information, call 617-267-9300, or e-mail For program information, call 617-369-3189.

Get detailed information on accessibility and programs at Accessibility.