Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Boston's oldest cultural institution, Museum of Fine Arts is noted for its collection of French Impressionist paintings, including more works by Monet than any other museum or gallery outside of Paris. The museum also houses a vast collection of Egyptian, ancient Greek, and Roman art. The galleries displaying American works include paintings of famous historical figures, such as George Washington, Samuel Adams, and Paul Revere. In addition to works by the great European artists Gauguin, Renoir, Degas, and van Gogh, you can also see examples of some of the finest works produced by Americans John Singleton Copley, Winslow Homer, and John Singer Sargent. Be sure to leave a little time for exhibits of medieval sculpture and tapestries, as well as for displays of Chinese calligraphy and Japanese pottery. Arrange your visit to Museum of Fine Arts and discover more family-friendly attractions in Boston using our Boston tour builder tool .
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  • One of the most beautiful museums in the world, a very busy area, it is necessary to go with a great cultural tour
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  • This museum has amazing collections and organizes them into really interesting exhibitions. Definitely don't plan to see everything in one visit, and the museum has suggestions for "must see" items an...  more »
  • Stopped in to see the Impressionist pastel exhibit today. No wait, polite and helpful staff, beautiful exhibit. We wandered around for awhile and spent time in the Ancient Greek/Roman/Egyptian rooms. ...  more »
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  • Fun night, but really busy. Worth experiencing at least once.
  • Great Museum - Some famous impressionist paintings

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