Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)

Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)

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Chelsea, New York
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  • Sara .
    Small space with great exhibits on the history of fashion and garment creation.
  • Natasha S.
    Free, fun and educational!
  • Elizarose N.
    Loved the fairy tales exhibit
  • Elizarose N.
    Free admission always and great current exhibition
  • Lauren N.
    I like this great fashion museum.
  • jiresell
    jiresellDecember 31, 2015
    First, it's free to visit. Second, this place is very interesting. Highlights fashion and design history. Definitely worth your time.
  • FernFern
    FernFernNovember 8, 2015
    Always great exhibit whether students, or a designer's collection from their archive.
  • Fodor's Travel
    Fodor's TravelAugust 21, 2015
    Museum admission prices can be expensive in the city, but fortunately the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology is free year-round.
  • Patrick Z.
    Patrick ZJuly 11, 2015
    Stella Jean 2015 dress
  • Patrick Z.
    Patrick ZJuly 11, 2015
    Museum is free and open until 8 pm from Tuesday thru Friday
  • Katie N.
    Katie NApril 17, 2015
    Always free admission!
  • John A.
    John AntosFebruary 21, 2015
    Free and unique shows rotate on and out at FIT museum. Many come from their own collection. Seeing their storage room must be an amazing experience.
  • Affinia Hotel Collection
    FIT owns one of the largest and most impressive collections of clothing, textiles and accessories in the world, including 50,000 costumes and fabrics dating from the 5th century to the present.
  • Benjamin J.
    Benjamin JacksonSeptember 13, 2013
    Check out the special exhibit, A Queer History of Fashion - gorgeous!
  • Brea E.
    Brea EllisMay 22, 2013
    The library has look books from all the designers for decades...like catalogs Lookbooks show you that seasons clothes although here the photos are typically from the runway show
  • Chachy S.
    Chachy SandyvenMarch 14, 2013
    Don't miss their ever changing permanent collection.
  • Hotel Indigo
    Hotel IndigoJanuary 24, 2013
    A neighborhood landmark offering three floors dedicated to exhibitions. Catch the next fashion star from a student exhibit or re-discover the legends in the museum’s extensive permanent collection. Read more
  • Hotel I.
    Hotel IndigoJanuary 23, 2013
    A neighborhood landmark offering 3 floors dedicated to exhibitions. Catch the next fashion star from a student exhibit or re-discover the legends in the museum’s extensive permanent collection. Read more
  • Mariana L.
    Mariana LDecember 7, 2012
    Great, comprehensive exhibits around a theme or era in fashion. It's free! Plus check their site for great free lectures as well.
  • Jackie
    JackieJuly 30, 2012
    highlights from the collection FITM thru 11/10
  • NYC-ARTS
    NYC-ARTSJuly 11, 2012
    The permanent collection of more than 50,000 garments and accessories dates from the 18th century, with particular strength in 20th-century designer fashion. Read more
  • Daniel L.
    Daniel L.April 7, 2012
    Great FREE museum that changes exhibits frequently. Make sure to stop by and support FIT.
  • The Corcoran Group
    The Corcoran GroupDecember 12, 2011
    Visit this small (and FREE) museum and learn all you needed to know about the history of fashion. The exhibits are particularly inspiring.
  • Melissa C.
    Melissa CarrierOctober 8, 2011
    Don't miss the Daphne Guinness exhibit!
  • CheapNYC
    CheapNYCSeptember 2, 2011
    Free admission!
  • blake G.
    blake GRANTAugust 23, 2011
    Ah-mazing. You must stroll in here on a regular basis
  • Interni Magazine
    Interni MagazineMay 7, 2011
    The Museum at FIT celebrates fashion and textiles as profoundly human expressions of creativity, knowledge and identity | Admission: free. Read more
  • Diego R.
    Diego RufoMarch 31, 2011
    It might not have the collection of the Costume Institute at the MET but the Museum at FIT makes wonderful fashion statements. A very enjoyable place hidden in the middle of Midtown. Read more
  • galfromdownunder
    galfromdownunderAugust 6, 2010
    Always interesting exhibits but needs some tasteful music-place is like a morgue. Pity the poor security guards, bored brainless by fashion !
  • Joonbug.com
    Joonbug.comJuly 28, 2010
    The Museum at FIT presents Eco-Fashion: Going Green! Free Admission! Read more
  • Haute Verte C.
    Haute Verte CoutureJune 28, 2010
    Check out the great exhibit on Eco Fashion at the Museum and bask in the beauty of what can be!
  • Joonbug.com
    Joonbug.comJune 23, 2010
    Eco-Fashion : Going Green! An exhibition exploring fashion's relationship with the environment! FREE admission! Read more
  • Joonbug.com
    Joonbug.comJune 9, 2010
    Eco-Friendly Fashion Show Tonight! Free Admission! Read more
  • Joanna L.
    Joanna LimFebruary 2, 2010
    Fashion, art, design.... Every theme they create is always awe inspiring :)
  • tamsen y.
    tamsen youngJanuary 11, 2010
    Night & DayFashion & Textile History GalleryDecember 3, 2009 through May 11, 2010 Read more
  • tamsen y.
    tamsen youngJanuary 11, 2010
    American Beauty: Aesthetics and Innovation in FashionSpecial Exhibitions GalleryNovember 6, 2009 - April 10, 2010 Read more
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