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Frick Collection

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Address: 1 E. 70th St., Fifth Ave., New York City, NY 10021-4994
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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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A Great Mansion & Museum

Spectacular art and architecture. "It's good to be rich." Fragonard, Sargeant, Vermeer, Holbein and it doesn't stop there. The mansion itself is glorious. The way we should... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spectacular art and architecture. "It's good to be rich." Fragonard, Sargeant, Vermeer, Holbein and it doesn't stop there. The mansion itself is glorious. The way we should all live in NYC. (Admission is a little pricey but it's worth it.)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I loved everything about this experience. Sure the art is amazing but there is just so much more to take in.....it's the building, the furnishings and the surrounds the absolute beauty. It's one thing to go to a gallery to see art - yep there's a Renoir on a wall - but this is another level due to the beauty... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love small art collections, especially those housed in their original setting and complete with decorative arts. The Frick has a stunning collection! One of my most favorite Ingres paintings is there as well as beautiful Hans Holbein portraits. There really are too many great works to name- nothing second rate. Remember children are not allowed, I think the age... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's very enjoyable to view the Frick's collection of old masters in such a beautiful setting right by Central Park. Two of the rooms were closed when I visited, which was not mentioned upon entry or discounted from the steep entry fee. Not a huge amount to see, though obviously what there is is impressive, and can be done in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great art collection with a couple of pieces that will take your breath away. The size is so manageable as well. Thoroughly enjoyed out day at the Frick!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Frick Collection is a great little museum, you can see it all in about 3 hours. They frequently have visiting paintings so I recommend planning your visit when an interesting piece of art is there. It's a great way to spend an afternoon and the Frick Mansion that houses the collection is absolutely stunning

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was very excited to visit this museum, but I thought it was not worth the hype. Of course, I am not an art connoisseur, but enjoy art. There were a few good pieces. Overall my visit was okay. Perhaps, I would have enjoyed it much better if I went on the free day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Frick Collection may not be the biggest collection of art in New York City, but the unique nature of the collection makes it well worth visiting, especially for frequent visitors to the city who have 'done' the major museums and who are looking for something different to do. Also smaller museums like the Frick are easier to cover. You... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

An excellent place to visit on any trip to NYC. Beautiful setting, not too large and never real crowded. The art is wonderful, and they often have a special showing or collection to view. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was our first visit to the Frick and we loved it. I don't know if we went on an off day, but there were only one or two other people with us in each room. We were able to get up close to each work of art and the audio guide was really great. Also, make sure you see... More 

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