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The original MFA opened its doors to the public on July 4, 1876, the nation’s centennial. Built in Copley Square, the MFA was then home to 5,600 works of art. Over the next several years, the collection and number of visitors grew exponentially, and in 1909 the Museum moved to its current home on Huntington Avenue. Today the MFA is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world. Its collection includes more than 500,000 works of art.

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MFA. (2017). About the MFA. Retrieved July 10, 2017 from http://www.mfa.org/about

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