Great Museums in Boston, Massachusetts

Natalie Guerrero

Boston has had a rich history and in turn has some of the best museums in the country. From sports to civil rights, Boston has played an integral role of shaping the culture in our country. Here are five great museums in Boston, Massachusetts.

Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Fine Arts

One of the world’s most popular museums, the MFA has collected over 450,000 painting and artifacts from around the globe dating from centuries ago until now. Located on Huntington Avenue in the heart of the city, the MFA has an incredible amount of social and cultural history stored within it. Currently, it holds over ten exhibits, one of which discusses what the New World’s perspective of Asia was upon discovery.
Opening Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday, 10am-4:45pm Wednesday – Friday 10am-9:30pm
Price: $25 for adults, Children are free
Watch out for: Kenneth Paul Block illustrations
465 Huntington Ave Boston, MA USA
(617) 267-9300

Museum of Science


Sports Museum

This museum follows everything sports and instills team spirit and love for Boston in everyone who goes to visit. Located in the TD garden, it has both educational and social activities which further help those who visit the museum gain a broader perspective and a great team attitude.
Price: $12
Opening Hours: 10am-4pm
Watch out for: Play off behind-the-scenes tours
100 Legends Way Boston, MA USA
(617) 624-1234

TD Garden

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

A museum dedicated to preserving fine contemporary and detailed artwork, this museum is named after a wealthy supporter of community and artistic nourishment and involvement. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is focused directly on art and much of it comes from the Renaissance era and encourages thinking, creativity, and innovation.
Opening hours: 11am-5pm
Price: $5 – $15
Watch out for: Ornament and Illusion: Carlo Crivelli of Venice
25 Evans Way Boston, MA USA
(617) 566-1401

A Jungle of Art at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

African Meeting House

The Meeting House, built in 1806, was a place for abolitionists and African American community members to have a place of safety as well as a place to work towards a common goal. This house now serves as a museum and reminder of the nation’s past in order to ensure we continue to progress.
Price: $5
Opening hours: 10am- 5pm
Watch out for: Freedom Rising, a time to celebrate black authors and writing
46 Joy St Boston, MA USA
(617) 725-0022

The African Meeting House – 1972

By Natalie Guerrero

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