The Frick Collection

The Frick Collection

Art Museum and Museum
Upper East Side, New York
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  • Amy B.
    Amy BMarch 22, 2013
    Skip the other museums. This place has amazing scope of artists, beautiful architecture & interesting history. Not to mention a lovely atrium to relax & enjoy. My new favorite museum in NYC.
  • Brian S.
    Brian StraussMay 20, 2015
    An often overlooked gem in the NYC museum scene. The art is stunning and so is the residence its housed in. Take advantage of the free audio guide to learn about the man behind it all.
  • Angel Hana A.
    Angel Hana A.November 17, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Sundays between 11am-1pm. You can pay what you want to get an admission. Don't miss! And you can also enjoy the interior and the garden..
  • Spencer V.
    Spencer VairoJanuary 31, 2015
    More stunning than the art is the building its self. Enjoying roaming the various rooms & don't forget to look up. The ceilings are just as ornate and masterfully crafted, love the Gainsborough works
  • Jessica L.
    Jessica LiSeptember 7, 2013
    Such a beautifully curated collection of artwork from all over Europe - the interior decorating is quite a sight to marvel at as well. Grab a headset on your way in to learn about the masterpieces!
  • Indiana R.
    Indiana RongeNovember 29, 2013
    If you're a student, Frick's student membership is the best membership deal in the city! Only 25$ for an entire year with unlimited admissions. Seriously it's the best investment you will ever make!
  • Paul K.
    Paul KatcherFebruary 19, 2013
    Aside from artist and title, few descriptions are provided, so the audio guide is recommended. See the film in the Music Room to learn about Frick, his passion for art, and the home's history
  • Rae @.
    In case you aren't part of the 1%, this museum is a great place to play house. The indoor garden is peaceful and perfect for writing or daydreaming. Student discount membership is the best way to go.
  • Christian C.
    Christian ChewSeptember 27, 2014
    See if a docent is around to give you a brief tour of the gallery. Make sure to get the receiver before entering the fountain room that plays audio explanations of the art pieces.
  • The Luvely Rae
    The Luvely RaeMarch 29, 2012
    It's completely okay to dress up in early 20th century garb, sit quietly in the indoor garden, and read poetry. The museum membership is a great deal. Dress up and go there daily. www.luvrae.com
  • Emilio C.
    Emilio CFebruary 6, 2015
    This building is awesome. I can't believe the place used to be a guy's residence. It's one of the biggest private art collections in the world. The roman room is amazing here.
  • Stribling & Associates
    Stribling & AssociatesFebruary 15, 2012
    The Frick Collection is an architectural beauty. But do you know about the underground bowling alley? Commissioned by Frick in 1914, it was restored in 1997 but is kept under tight lock and key.
  • DailyCandy
    DailyCandyFebruary 26, 2014
    After gawking at the old-school woodwork, original furniture, lush gardens, and early 20th-century glitz in general, check out the masterpieces of Goya, El Greco, van Dyck, Whistler, and more.
  • Gregory D.
    Gregory DominguezAugust 11, 2015
    Amazing collection, one of my favorite places in New York. Probably the most incredible private art collection in the world.
  • Jen K.
    Jen KMarch 20, 2013
    You can see the entire museum in one afternoon and not feel rushed. It's like visiting your secret grandfather's art gallery tucked inside a mansion. Cozy and intimate atmosphere.
  • Untapped Cities
    Untapped CitiesJanuary 22, 2014
    Walking through the Frick Collection affords visitors the opportunity to go back in time and truly experience what Fifth Avenue was like in the Gilded Age. Check it out! Read more
  • Bea M.
    Bea MattiSeptember 30, 2016
    Amazing art gallery, make sure not to miss the guided tours they have, it's free and very interesting!
  • Courtney K.
    Courtney KleinJanuary 7, 2016
    I was pleasantly surprised by how amazing this place was. The collection is stunning, and even on the "pay what you wish" day it's easy to navigate.
  • Lori L.
    Lori LuoAugust 11, 2014
    Sundays from 11AM-1PM are pay-as-you-wish admission. Take advantage of it to see this preserved mansion that houses a wide array of artwork.
  • amNewYork
    amNewYorkOctober 5, 2011
    More 18th-century portraits by British artists than any other city museum. Hogarth and Gainsborough are well represented, and you can see a portrait of Lady Hamilton as Nature by George Romney.
  • Landmarks Preservation Commission
    The mansion was originally built to be a residence and gallery for Henry Clay Frick. After Adelaide Frick’s death, it was converted to a museum, which opened in 1935.
  • Yanique
    YaniqueAugust 28, 2014
    The setting is beautiful and this museum features some of the most acclaimed works of art! Stop by for a taste of refined culture
  • Time Out New York
    Time Out New YorkJune 28, 2013
    Henry Clay Frick’s private art holdings shares space with a bowling alley. After he passed away in 1919, his daughter Helen turned it into a catalog room, but original details remain. Read more
  • The Frick Collection
    Precision and Splendor is up in the Portico until February. Have you picked out your favorite clock or watch? Listen for the chimes of the clocks housed in other parts of the museum as well!
  • MetroFocus
    MetroFocusJanuary 18, 2012
    Pay tribute to this living testament of New York’s vanished Gilded Age. Pay what you wish Sundays from 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Check out MetroFocus for other discounted admission days offered by museums Read more
  • New York Habitat
    New York HabitatApril 10, 2012
    This art museum gets overshadowed by the nearby Met, but it has an impressive art collection! Check out the paintings by Bellini, Rembrandt, Turner and Vermeer!
  • Sherie S.
    Sherie SwerdlowFebruary 10, 2016
    A must see. Amazing collection of art and antiques. The Vermeers are special.
  • Maya S.
    Maya ShanmugamJuly 1, 2015
    The most intimate art museum I've ever been to; highly recommended for lovers of Dutch masters, portraits and landscapes.
  • Mahalia S.
    Mahalia StinesJune 25, 2013
    The Holbeins and the St Francis by Bellini alone require at least a half hour. By far one of the greatest Art collections in existence...
  • Noa T.
    Noa TamirAugust 18, 2014
    It's a fantastic collection of great painting masters. Must see for art enthusiast a good time for all.
  • The Corcoran Group
    The Corcoran GroupDecember 12, 2011
    Wander through the rooms like you’re a houseguest while drooling over Mr. Frick’s fine art collection. Be warned, there’s NO PHOTOGRAPHY allowed.
  • Gordon M.
    Gordon MeiJuly 24, 2016
    Check out Sunday sketch sessions, where drawing pencils, erasers, paper, boards, and folding director chairs are provided. Takes place in the Garden Court.
  • Dolce&Gabbana
    Dolce&GabbanaFebruary 8, 2012
    Admire Goya, El Greco, Constable, Corot paintings in a relaxing setting. Sit for at least 10 minutes in the Garden Court.
  • Z W.
    Z WangNovember 1, 2015
    Give what u want b/w 11 and 1 on Sundays. A decent collection of art of Renaissance.
  • Zachary M.
    Zachary MartzJanuary 6
    Great curated galleries in a beautiful location. Seeing the building is worth the entry fee.
  • MuseumNerd
    MuseumNerdApril 14, 2011
    Sit by the gorgeous fountain for a contemplative moment to prepare for seeing Bellini's exquisite "St. Francis." (Fun fact: There used to be a bowling alley in the Frick's basement!)
  • Frederic
    FredericJune 4, 2013
    Great museum that doesn't seem like a museum ! Wonderful pieces of art in a beautiful neoclassical building!
  • Compass
    CompassApril 24, 2014
    Henry Clay Frick might have gotten his art by making a few enemies, but the collection on display in his former house is stunning. Degas, Goya, Velazquez, and many more hang on his walls.
  • Cass S.
    Cass SwallowDecember 26, 2013
    This is where the clueless aged NYer blossoms! If you hope to enjoy the magnificence of this Frick collection at a distance forget it! Old NY likes their art at a six inch proximity!
  • Joe C.
    Joe CollectorApril 18, 2016
    Up the street from Metropolitan Museum of Art. Full of wonderful art, just the right size, not overwhelming or as crowded.
  • Affinia Hotel Collection
    Sit in the Gardens or view some classic European masterpieces in a setting that feels like a trip back in time.
  • Raphael
    RaphaelJuly 14, 2015
    Amazing collection of art exposed in a architecturally fascinating mansion.
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  • Ab
    AbDecember 27, 2015
    It's quaint but monotone, reflecting closely Frick's inclinations. I do not share the robber barron's tastes, so found the collection uninteresting. A modern mausoleum
  • Olli N.
    Olli NastamoMay 5, 2011
    One of the best Art Museums. Not so many paintings but reserve time so you can utilise the excellent audio guide recordings
  • Brian
    BrianOctober 31, 2015
    Gorgeous setting for the collection. I particularly liked the Holbein portraits of Thomas Cromwell and Sir Thomas More - I grew up studying them
  • Theresa K.
    Theresa K.October 5, 2013
    A definite must if you appreciate art. No photography allowed which makes the experience more engaging.
  • Razorfish
    RazorfishSeptember 19, 2011
    This gorgeous gem on the Upper East Side features some of the world’s most famous works art in a beautiful and historical setting.
  • Roger S.
    Roger SchonfeldAugust 17, 2014
    A truly pleasant visit - a lovely space with amazing density of great art works.
  • NYC-ARTS
    NYC-ARTSJuly 11, 2012
    Among the masterpieces here are works by Constable, Corot, Fragonard, Gainsborough, Goya, El Greco, Holbein, Manet, Monet, and many more! Read more
  • Dan J.
    Dan JonesAugust 22, 2014
    Not a "museum" with white walls abound but instead, sheer quality over quantity defines the Frick. Titian, Rembrandt, Ingres, Goya, Hogarth, just to name a few art giants that reside here. Unreal.
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