Museum of Fine Arts
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Museum of Fine Arts information
The Museum of Fine Arts houses the city’s most outstanding collection of foreign artworks in a building dating from 1906. The Old Masters collection is the most complete, with thousands of works from the Dutch and Flemish, Spanish, Italian, German, French and British schools between the 13th and 18th centuries, including seven paintings by El Greco. Other sections include Egyptian and classical artefacts, 19th- and 20th-century paintings, watercolours, graphics and sculpture, including some important impressionist works.
There are usually a couple of excellent temporary exhibitions going on at the same time. Free English-language tours of key galleries depart at 11am Tuesday to Saturday, 1pm Tuesday to Thursday and 2pm Tuesday to Friday.