Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)

Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)

227 W 27th St (at 7th Ave.), New York, NY 10001, United States
Open until 8:00 PM (Show more)
  • Tue–Fri
    • Noon–8:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
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The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology is the only museum in New York City dedicated solely to the art of fashion. Come and see our award-winning exhibitions, which have been described by Roberta Smith in The New York Times as "ravishing."


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  • Perry Ellis

    The History of Fashion all under one roof. Don't miss the various activities that happen at this fashion institution museum.

    Perry Ellis · June 21, 2011
  • The Corcoran Group

    Visit this small (and FREE) museum and learn all you needed to know about the history of fashion. The exhibits are particularly inspiring.

    The Corcoran Group · December 12, 2011

    The Museum at FIT presents Eco-Fashion: Going Green! Free Admission! Read more · July 28, 2010
  • tamsen y.

    Night & DayFashion & Textile History GalleryDecember 3, 2009 through May 11, 2010 Read more

    tamsen young · January 11, 2010
  • Benjamin J.

    Check out the special exhibit, A Queer History of Fashion - gorgeous!

    Benjamin Jackson · September 13, 2013
  • CheapNYC

    Free admission!

    CheapNYC · September 2, 2011
  • tamsen y.

    American Beauty: Aesthetics and Innovation in FashionSpecial Exhibitions GalleryNovember 6, 2009 - April 10, 2010 Read more

    tamsen young · January 11, 2010
  • Brea E.

    The library has look books from all the designers for catalogs Lookbooks show you that seasons clothes although here the photos are typically from the runway show

    Brea Ellis · May 22, 2013
  • Hotel Indigo

    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 Indigo · January 24, 2013
  • Hotel I.

    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

    Hotel Indigo · January 23, 2013
  • Daniel L

    Great FREE museum that changes exhibits frequently. Make sure to stop by and support FIT.

    Daniel L · April 7, 2012
  • Melissa C.

    Don't miss the Daphne Guinness exhibit!

    Melissa Carrier · October 8, 2011
  • galfromdownunder

    Always interesting exhibits but needs some tasteful music-place is like a morgue. Pity the poor security guards, bored brainless by fashion !

    galfromdownunder · August 6, 2010
  • Staff Picks

    Faking It: Originals, Copies, and Counterfeits investigates the history of both authorized & unauthorized copying, as well as various factors that have led to grey areas in authenticity. Ends 4/25. Read more

    Staff Picks · December 5, 2014
  • Chachy S.

    Don't miss their ever changing permanent collection.

    Chachy Sandyven · March 14, 2013
  • Mariana L.

    Great, comprehensive exhibits around a theme or era in fashion. It's free! Plus check their site for great free lectures as well.

    Mariana L · December 7, 2012
  • Jackie

    highlights from the collection FITM thru 11/10

    Jackie · July 30, 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

    NYC-ARTS · July 11, 2012
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    ShoeHefner · March 30, 2012
  • blake G.

    Ah-mazing. You must stroll in here on a regular basis

    blake GRANT · August 23, 2011
  • Interni Magazine

    The Museum at FIT celebrates fashion and textiles as profoundly human expressions of creativity, knowledge and identity | Admission: free. Read more

    Interni Magazine · May 7, 2011
  • Diego R.

    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

    Diego Rufo · March 31, 2011
  • Haute Verte C.

    Check out the great exhibit on Eco Fashion at the Museum and bask in the beauty of what can be!

    Haute Verte Couture · June 28, 2010

    Eco-Fashion : Going Green! An exhibition exploring fashion's relationship with the environment! FREE admission! Read more · June 23, 2010

    Eco-Friendly Fashion Show Tonight! Free Admission! Read more · June 9, 2010
  • Joanna L.

    Fashion, art, design.... Every theme they create is always awe inspiring :)

    Joanna Lim · February 2, 2010
  • John A.

    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.

    John Antos · February 21
  • 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.

    Affinia Hotel Collection · June 13, 2014

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