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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Avenue of the Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5523

Open daily 10am–4.45, until 9.45 Wednesdays and Fridays. $25

One of the most distinguished museums in America, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has textiles from the Middle East, Iznik ware and a rich collection of Qur’an pages from medieval to modern times. The antiquities department’s new Krupp Gallery is devoted to ‘Homer and the Epics’ where works of art depict scenes from the Iliad and The Odyssey, and an interactive screen describes the events of the Trojan War.

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