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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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Gem of a museum

After several trips to the city, I finally made it out to the Frick. It is a wonderful gem of a museum, with an outstanding small collection of master works. The greatest part... read more

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Pasadena, California
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48 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

After several trips to the city, I finally made it out to the Frick. It is a wonderful gem of a museum, with an outstanding small collection of master works. The greatest part for me, though, was being able to walk through a gilded age Fifth Avenue home in it's near original condition.

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Burntwood, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This wonderful museum is across the road from Central park and is full of works of art and priceless pieces of furniture. There is so much to see and read about the history of the house and the family who donated it so that everybody could enjoy the possessions that had been gathered over a number of years. Well worth... More 

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Bayonne, New Jersey
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Limited is size and scope (which is perhaps a virtue), this is one of NY's little treasures. Can be visited fairly quickly, but shouldn't be missed. A beauty.

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Santa Monica, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Unlike the Met, one can "do" the Frick comprehensively in about two hours. Some exquisite paintings here, including three Vermeers to the Met's five. My favorites include the paired portraits of Thomas More and Cromwell by Holbein the Younger and a stunning portrait of an Italian nobleman by Bronzino, and a teen-age Lady Hamilton by George Romney. If Frick's tastes... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On a winter day back in 1974, as part of an Art History class from University of Connecticut, I visited the Frick with 8 other students. We wore boots and pants. Believe it or not, the women had to change from our slacks to olive green A-line skirts. I kid you not. I'm sure the policy has changed but I... More 

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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Strongly urge everyone to visit. A superb collection of art in a lovely museum (former house) Allow a few hours to visit.

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Galway, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited this in April of this year and were in for an extremely pleasant surprise! So many original old masters in one place and yet not enough to have one come away with a splitting headache from staring for hours. So nice to be able to see the Rembrandt's, Turners, Gainsborough's and many more up close. Wouldn't like to... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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The property is lovely by in large, but the art was from a very specific genre, which was not one of our preference. Portraits make up a large percentage of the works, outside of the Turner exhibit. They have a strict policy about taking any photos, or even pointing at the artwork. Wish I had skipped this to spend more... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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Frick is a beautiful and serene place where one can see many of the Masters in big scale. A must go for out of towners and locals alike.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For museums like Mets, National History, MoMa, 9/11 or Guggenheim you need to clear your schedule and invest at least half a day. But if you only have one or two hours, the Frick Collection (also the Neue Gallerie) is an excellent choice. Even if the house were empty, it would still be interesting to visit this wonderful manor in... More 

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Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of the nation's most famous attractions in a single stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the neighbourhood, and you’ll come to Park Avenue, the poshest address in the city, lined with grand apartment buildings as far as the eye can see. Even if you can’t afford the luxury goods along Madison Avenue, it’s still a great spot to window shop an afternoon away.
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