Frick Collection, New York City

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Admire masterpieces set against the backdrop of industrialization at Frick Collection. Housed in a historic Fifth Avenue mansion, the museum features industrialist Henry Frick's impressive collection of European paintings, sculptures, and 18th-century decor. Stroll through the well-preserved rooms lined with hundreds of works by some of Europe's most influential artists, including Francisco Goya, François Boucher, and El Greco. You also can view one of the largest collections of "art book" paintings in the world. Plan your visit to Frick Collection and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our New York City vacation route planner.
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  • August 13, 2017
    I have been to Frick's museum a few times, the first time on my own and the rest with friends and family visiting New York. This small museum is like a big jewelry box with everything in it so exquisi...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    In the morning on weekdays, was not crowded even during the summer holidays. You could see and an invaluable Vermeer painting owned by went, but also great paintings and works of art. Partly because of appearance as the original mansion, with fine furnishings, is really great. It was the time to indulge in mostly watching quietly, away from the hustle and bustle of New York City, calm.
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  • August 12, 2017
    Spectacular magnate Henry Clay Frick mansion is the only one that remains standing as was called mansions of the golden age of New York in the 19th century. All photos are kept in the Museum of history of the city, and in the surroundings you can visit the mansions of Newport at the Vanderbilt and Rockefeller as the Marble house, The Breakers and the Old Westbury Gardens. But if you are in Ny, the Frick is a quiet visit and romantic, with a rather brief but excellent collection, unpretentious, narrating the sensitivity aesthetics of its owner, delivered to collecting after the premature death of her daughter Martha. The garden is very cozy, and del Greco, who presides over the reading room is very nice. Highly recommended
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  • April 17, 2017
    One of the great museums of NYC. A Hidden gem if you are not aware of its existence. There are several masterpieces bought by Fink after the death of J.P Morgan and other acquisitions from great art collectors. Unfortunately you can't take any pictures once inside. But still I highly recommend this place the audio guides are free and extremely in depth about the history of each piece since its creation and the history of the artwork being purchased and gifted from one owner to the next.
  • June 1, 2017
    Great museum, especially considering the building was a home. Can get very crowded. Definitely a must see. Has a couple pieces by Outer Bruegel the Elder, as well as "The White Horse," all bucket list worthy pieces for me. Also has good exhibits.
  • June 14, 2017
    I honestly can't remember a piece of art in the Frick, but I can picture the house itself in my mind vividly. What a delightful place. Definitely worth an afternoon if you're an art or old New York mansion lover.
  • June 2, 2017
    Definitely​ one of my favorite places in New York. It's really amazing to go inside and see this place as it used to be and also be able to appreciate great pieces of art. The audio guide is includes which es awsome.
  • June 29, 2017
    Small but unforgettable N.Y. museum (Tiziano, Turner, Vermeer, Renoir, Fragonard, ...). A little out of the mainstream (no "pass" can be used here). Also interesting the family history, an example of how, sadly only in the past, a great wealth has been used to share and diffuse culture and arts.

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