The Frick Collection

The Frick Collection

1 E 70th St (at 5th Ave), New York, NY 10021
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Closed until 10:00am (Show more)
  • Tue–Sat
    • 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–5:00 PM
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Housed in the Gilded Age mansion of Henry Clay Frick, The Frick Collection is one of the most important museums of Western fine art and decorative arts in the world.

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  • "... without admiring the 3 Vermeer's." (2 tips)
  • "... you can pay what you want to get an admission. Don't miss!" (2 tips)
  • "Henry Clay Frick's former residence may have the densest..." (3 tips)
  • Graphicly

    The Frick Museum is the model for Avengers Mansion, which is in the same location in the pages of Avengers comics from Marvel Comics.

    Graphicly · September 19, 2010
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  • BLOUIN ARTINFO

    Henry Clay Frick's former residence may have the densest collection of masterpieces in Manhattan, with works by Titian, Turner, and Vermeer, among others. Read more

    BLOUIN ARTINFO · October 1, 2010
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  • Village Voice

    The Village Voice voted this Best Museum Someone Used to Live In in our Best Of New York Poll!

    Village Voice · November 9, 2010
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  • Angel Hana A.

    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..

    Angel Hana A. · November 17, 2012
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  • The New Yorker

    “Vermeer’s Girl With a Pearl Earring is in New York for the first time since 1984, looking as fresh-faced as ever in a room of her own.” Through Jan. 19, 2014 Read more

    The New Yorker · November 11, 2013
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  • The Corcoran Group

    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.

    The Corcoran Group · December 12, 2011
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  • shea

    go the frick and browse the art collection, make sure to pick up a headset - totally worth it.

    shea · April 4, 2009
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  • Time Out New York

    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

    Time Out New York · June 28, 2013
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  • Dolce&Gabbana

    Admire Goya, El Greco, Constable, Corot paintings in a relaxing setting. Sit for at least 10 minutes in the Garden Court.

    Dolce&Gabbana · February 8, 2012
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  • ThePurplePassport.com

    Because the collections were mainly developed by a single individual, they have a cohesion & personality that others can’t match, and the unique setting (custom built for their display) enhances that. Read more

    ThePurplePassport.com · May 2, 2012
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  • amNewYork

    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.

    amNewYork · October 5, 2011
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  • Phoenix 💥💥💥

    Frickin'wonderful

    Phoenix 💥💥💥 · February 15
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  • Barneys New York

    Escape to the 18th Century with a visit to The Frick Collection.

    Barneys New York · November 21, 2011
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  • MuseumNerd

    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!)

    MuseumNerd · April 14, 2011
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  • Anna G.

    Frick had an amazing collection. Go there one day.

    Anna G. · April 14, 2010
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  • Tracey N.

    Sun between 11 am to 1pm by donation

    Tracey N. · December 7, 2011
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  • Eric G.

    Go Frick Yourself.

    Eric G. · November 8, 2011
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  • Razorfish

    This gorgeous gem on the Upper East Side features some of the world’s most famous works art in a beautiful and historical setting.

    Razorfish · September 19, 2011
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  • Annette B.

    The most peacefull place in NY. Never leave without admiring the 3 Vermeer's.

    Annette B. · August 21, 2010
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  • The Frick Collection

    Wednesday is usually the quietest day to roam the galleries.

    The Frick Collection · March 13, 2013
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  • Greg J.

    A personal favorite and perfect retreat on a hot summer day, or dreary winter afternoon.

    Greg J. · February 16, 2013
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  • Matt B.

    Make sure to pick up the tour guide device ... Get a much better experience than just wandering around (many of the pieces do not have detailed descriptions next to them)

    Matt B. · December 4, 2012
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  • HashtagNYU

    Show your NYUCard for free admission!

    HashtagNYU · November 16, 2012
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  • New York Habitat

    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!

    New York Habitat · April 10, 2012
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  • Three Jane

    Can you imagine living here?! Yes, I can. A little too easily, in fact.

    Three Jane · January 30, 2012
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  • MetroFocus

    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

    MetroFocus · January 18, 2012
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  • Ray H.

    One of the best museums here in New York City, certainly my favorite. You're left with an out of this world experience and the atrium is lovely. Read more

    Ray H. · May 18, 2010
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  • Colin

    Rembrandt's self-portrait.

    Colin · March 30, 2010
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  • Theresa K.

    A definite must if you appreciate art. No photography allowed which makes the experience more engaging.

    Theresa K. · October 5, 2013
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  • Jen K.

    Go to the Frick on Sunday for pay-as-you-wish admittance. Or use your trusty student id for major discount.

    Jen K. · March 20, 2013
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  • NYC-ARTS

    Among the masterpieces here are works by Constable, Corot, Fragonard, Gainsborough, Goya, El Greco, Holbein, Manet, Monet, and many more! Read more

    NYC-ARTS · July 11, 2012
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  • The Luvely Rae

    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

    The Luvely Rae · March 29, 2012
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  • Yukiyoshi Y.

    音声ガイドは必須ですねψ(`∇´)ψ

    Yukiyoshi Y. · March 2, 2012
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  • 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.

    Rae @. · November 13, 2011
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  • Lisa K.

    Bring headphones for more comfortable audio tour. Otherwise you have to hold the guide to your ear :)

    Lisa K. · October 15, 2011
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  • Carmen d.

    Pay-what-you-wish entry Sundays between 11am-1pm Read more

    Carmen d. · August 15, 2011
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  • Kristina G.

    One of the most divine places in all of NYC. Don't skip the film.

    Kristina G. · January 20, 2011
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  • Brian W.

    This is a great museum and I would know first hand because I work here

    Brian W. · September 16, 2010
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  • Christopher H.

    Check out the 10-15 minute video for some background on Frick himself and how he built his collection. Don't forget to check out the Vermeers!

    Christopher H. · June 23, 2010
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  • Carlos D.

    Go to the Frick Collection and find all of the paintings by Turner, then go sit in the courtyard and smoke a cigar.

    Carlos D. · March 19, 2010
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  • Joanna J.

    Go on Sunday between 11am - 1pm and pay only as much as you want

    Joanna J. · September 26, 2009
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  • DailyCandy

    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.

    DailyCandy · February 26
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  • Untapped Cities

    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

    Untapped Cities · January 22
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  • Cat J.

    American Alliance of Museums (AAM) members skip the snaking lines and get free admission to the Mauritshuis exhibit (but still need the admission tickets).

    Cat J. · January 2
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  • Cass S.

    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!

    Cass S. · December 26, 2013
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  • Ange S.

    Come early for evenings with free public admission. 10 minutes in, and I'm around the block!

    Ange S. · December 13, 2013
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  • Vladislav G.

    Частный музей искусства. Все от Тициана до Манэ. Увидеть только можно здесь, т.к. коллекция никогда не будет выставляться в других музеях. Красивый особняк напротив Central Park.

    Vladislav G. · March 25, 2013
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  • Karpova O.

    Место американской буржуазии. Потрясающий особняк Фрика и дико крутая коллекция живописи. Ян ван Эйк, Тициан, Гойя. Эль Греко И так далее

    Karpova O. · January 7
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  • Полина Ш.

    С восторгом побежала сюда второй раз и надеюсь, приду еще. Отличный музей, необычная и богатая коллекция, потрясающий и уютный дом. С 11-13 pm Sundays-donation time (free entrance)

    Полина Ш. · August 25, 2013
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  • Geraldo M.

    Imperdível a sala mandada fazer sob medida para abrigar as telas Fragonard compradas na Europa. Aula do amigo e professor Alexandre Abrão Neto

    Geraldo M. · May 8, 2013
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