Free Museum Access

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Did you know that Framingham State University students, faculty, and staff have free access to two of the region's prominent museums? Don't miss a great opportunity to see world-class art exhibitions at no cost!

Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Visit the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) in Boston's Back Bay. The MFA is the fifth largest museum in the United States, featuring more than 450,000 works of art. Students, faculty and staff get free access when they present their FSU ID with the MFA sticker*.  The sticker offers free admission into the museum, however, it does not cover any additional costs associated with special exhibits.

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The Institute of Contemporary Art

Visit the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in Boston’s Seaport. Students, faculty and staff present FSU ID. Ride the water shuttle to the ICA Watershed Building for no additional charge.

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Danforth Museum at Framingham State University

Finally, don't forget to visit our very own Danforth Museum, located a short walk from campus on the Framingham Centre Common. The Museum’s Permanent Collection focuses on American art from the 19th century to the present day. Changing exhibitions feature both historic works and the works of contemporary artists. FSU students, faculty, and staff have free and unrestricted access to all exhibits on display.

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*The sticker for the MFA is available at the Library Circulation Desk and the ID Office in the McCarthy Center.

For more information, contact Tricia Connors at