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Isabella Gardner Museum

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum—a work of art in totality—is at once an intimate collection of fine and decorative art and a vibrant, innovative venue for contemporary artists, musicians, and scholars. Housed in a 1902 building, modeled after a 15th century Venetian palazzo, and a 2012 wing designed by Renzo Piano, the Museum provides an unusual backdrop for the viewing of art. The historic galleries surrounding the verdant Courtyard contain more than 2,500 extraordinary works of art, featuring pieces by Titian, Rembrandt, Michelangelo, Raphael, Botticelli, Manet, Degas, Whistler, and Sargent.


Wednesday-Monday, 11:00 am-5:00 pm (last admission at 4:30 pm)
Thursday, 11:00 am-5:30 pm*
The Go Boston Card is accepted for admission until 5:30 pm. Once inside the museum, visitors are welcome to stay until closing.
Please note, Go Boston Card holders may enter this attraction until closing or 5:30pm, whichever comes first.


Patriots Day
Independence Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.

Redemption Instructions

Included general admission with the Go Boston Card


25 Evans Way
Boston, MA 02115

Driving Directions

Free or metered street parking is limited around the Museum. We strongly encourage the use of public transportation. Paid parking lots are available at the Museum of Fine Arts on Museum Road off Huntington Avenue.

Public Transportation

Take the T: Green Line E train to Museum of Fine Arts stop. Cross Huntington Avenue to Louis Prang Street. Walk down Louis Prang Street for two blocks. The Museum is on the left.

Several spaces in the new Renzo Piano-designed wing were created to encourage visitor engagement and orientation, and special artist projects in these areas will promote an atmosphere of curiosity and learning.

The Gardner Museum hosts performances by world-renowned musicians and for generations, has served as a launch pad for outstanding emerging artists. Now housed in the innovative Calderwood Hall, concerts feature classical masterpieces, contemporary music, and jazz. See gardnermuseum.org/music for the concert schedule.

Inspired by a project of the same name created for the Gardner Museum in 2000 by Artist-in-Residence Lee Mingwei, the Living Room is a place of learning and inspiration for visitors. Friday and Saturday afternoons, stop by for conversations with hosts, or come anytime to discover new things, read, or simply relax.

In addition to items in this calendar, regular tours and talks are available. Please ask about the latest schedule at the admission desk or in the Living Room.

Members may use audio guides free of charge. Guides are available in a variety of languages.

Hands-on art activities for visitors of all ages. Drop-in hours:
weekends, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Open during Museum hours, including Thursday evenings. Reservation line: (617) 566-1088

Exquisite collection of books, jewelry, and other treasures. Shop in-store or online at gift.gardnermuseum.org.

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Comments about Smart Destinations Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum:

the wide collection of art from all corners of world, the great thing for me was reading the book first. As I have only spent day, I am not able to assess any negitive thing at present.

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  • Open year-round
  • Good for families
  • No parking available
  • Restaurant or snack bar
  • Restrooms
  • Disabled access
  • Reservations not required

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25 Evans Way
Boston, MA 02115

Phone: (617) 566-1401

Website: www.gardnermuseum.org

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