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Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115
The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, is the fourth largest museum in the United States. It contains more than 450,000 works of art, making it one of the most comprehensive collections in the Americas. With more than one million visitors a year, it is the 55th most-visited art museum in the world as of 2014. The museum possesses materials from a wide variety of art movements and cultures. It also maintains a large online database with information on over 346,000 items from its collection, accompanied with digitized images. Some highlights of the collection include Egyptian artifacts, Dutch Golden Age painting, French impressionist and post-impressionist works, 18th- and 19th-century American art, Chinese painting, calligraphy and imperial Chinese art, and the largest museum collection of Japanese works under one roof in the world outside Japan.
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