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Frick Collection

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Address: 1 E. 70th St., Fifth Ave., New York City, NY 10021-4994
Phone Number: +1 212-288-0700
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Henry Frick once resided in this 18th-century French-style mansion; now its...

Henry Frick once resided in this 18th-century French-style mansion; now its the home of his impressive art collection, which includes Titian, Vermeer, Rembrandt, El Greco, Goya, Whistler and more.

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Really good collection of paintings

Very good collection of paintings including Holbein, Turner, Constable, Whistler. Some of the furnishings very ornate. Go Sunday morning to pay what you wish otherwise quite... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very good collection of paintings including Holbein, Turner, Constable, Whistler. Some of the furnishings very ornate. Go Sunday morning to pay what you wish otherwise quite expensive

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a must see destination. This museum houses an unparalleled collection of portraits and landscape paintings. Admire the informality of the collection and how it is displayed according to Frick’s taste and not by period or artist. You can get up really close to the exhibits, though any kind of photography is banned. The stunning Rembrandt self-portrait is worth... More 

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FrickCollection, Public Relations Manager at Frick Collection, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your visit and positive review. Much appreciated. Just to clarify, we actually now do allow photography in the main signature space at the core of the institution, the skylit 1935 Garden Court. In various other rooms of the former residence (small spaces, more narrow paths, lack of ropes/barriers), we saw some close calls during an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I always enjoy small private art collections, displayed in private homes. Mr. Frick has an impressive collection of grand portraits of beautiful 19th century women, along with stunning decorative arts. Mr. Frick's rags to riches story during the gilded age is worth the visit. As with the metropolitan museum (every day) the Frick offers "pay what you wish" pricing on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This outstanding collection of art is housed in a beautiful home on 5th Avenue, adjacent to Central Park. The paintings of many masters too numerous to list adorn the walls. There are also exhibits of exquisite clocks, porcelain, furniture, sculptures and curios. See The Met first, but do not bypass The Frick Collection.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a not-to-be-missed NYC attraction that will dazzle you without overwhelming you. Step into this mansion to see the private collection of painting, sculpture, furniture, lamps and more. Simply fabulous!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Frick Collection houses one of the great private art collections in a luxurious mansion at 70th Street and Fifth Avenue in New York City. The rooms showcase old master European paintings in an up close style. You can get close but not too close to the art. No photos are allowed except in the Garden Court. Except for major... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Frick has a few dozen very nice pieces of art, but the Met has hundreds. It is interesting to see how the extremely rich lived in NY, but not that interesting. It is a beautiful house though.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely special collections. We highly recommend it if you are in NY. The have great collection of art. The house is jut remarkable. A must.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This museum was once a family home. It is a lovely place with a beautiful private collection which includes by some of the most famous artists in history. The building itself is a historic work of art and depicts how the wealthy lived in New York at one time. It is one of the last Fifth Avenue Mansions of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The quests on the Sunday at 11 were not too long. Managed to download the app and listen to the commentary in the first room,but the WiFi disappeared. Particularly liked the Vermeer's .

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