The MFA is open seven days a week. See Hours and Admission for Museum hours and admission prices.

Save time, skip the line. Purchase your tickets in advance.

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Getting Here

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

Explore the Collections

Get a head start on your visit by viewing the MFA’s floorplans. Large-type version available at the Museum.

Looking for your favorite artwork? Use Collections Search to check what's on view in the galleries.

As we work to update the Museum’s galleries and install new exhibitions, from time to time, galleries may be closed temporarily for ongoing renovations or special events. See Gallery Updates for more information.

Gallery Activities and Tours

The Museum offers many free gallery tours, talks, and drop-in activities to enrich your experience. Get inspired by art and history with any of these programs.

See Full Schedule of Gallery Activities and Tours

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

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.

MFA Guide

Take a tour and explore! Rent a mobile MFA Guide for a deeper look into the art you love. Go behind the scenes with video, audio, and commentary from experts and artists. MFA Guides are available in various languages and for visitors who are Deaf or blind.

Audio Description
ASL Interpreted
Assistive Listening System
Closed Captioning