Museum of Fine Arts
The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts originally opened its doors to the public in 1876 in Copley Square with 5,600 pieces of artwork. In 1909, the Museum moved to Huntington Avenue, its current location. MFA is one of the largest museums in the United States and is now home to over 450,000 works of art. The collection includes, Egyptian sculptures and jewelry, Japanese pottery, Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, musical instruments, prints, drawings, photography and more. The galleries are arranged chronologically starting with the earliest period, Pre-Columbian art, and going up to late twentieth century art on the top floors of the Museum. Along with the finest group of Monets outside of Paris, the MFA also holds pieces by Rembrandt, Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Renoir.