Penny and Jeff Vinik Gallery at Museum of Fine Arts Boston, which focuses on Americans abroad in the 19th century. (©Chuck Choi)
The MFA’s encyclopedic collection culls some of the world’s finest treasures, including international and contemporary art, instruments, photographs and textiles. Also, free guided tours, films, gallery talks and activities. Open Sa-Tu 10 am-5 pm, W-F 10 am-10 pm. Admission: $23-25; $10 ages 7-17 (free M-F after 3 pm and Sa-Su all day); free under age 6; free for all W after 4 pm.