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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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I Never Miss the Frick When I'm In NYC

If you have time to visit only one NYC museum, then you have to come to the Frick. It is a great collection - set in a beautiful building - with some of the greatest Renaissance... read more

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Toronto, Canada
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you have time to visit only one NYC museum, then you have to come to the Frick. It is a great collection - set in a beautiful building - with some of the greatest Renaissance paintings in America. The Vermeers alone are worth the price of admission. I come to New York probably once every three years. I always... More 

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Oahu
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a small museum at the standard NYC price ($25). I thought the architecture of the building was as interesting as the art collection. Take a moment to look at the books in the library; I enjoyed just admiring that collection, too. It is a lovely place, but is a small collection of good art.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Frick is well worth a visit; not only is the art collection superb, but the space itself is also beautiful and not as crowded as the MoMA or other museums--it's a great date spot. First Fridays are free.

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Lewisville, Nc 27023
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Frick Mansion, alone, is worth seeing, but the art is simply stunning. The Rembrandts, Renoir, Monet and works by other leading artists will make this your favorite art museum visit in the city.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For $22 there should be more to see. But there's not. The collection is certainly impressive, and the old mansion in which the collection is housed is also lovely, but the collection is simply too small to warrant such an expensive ticket. You can see the whole museum in 20 minutes — maybe 30 minutes when taking a leisurely pace.

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Brentwood, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of our favorite New York Museums. Small, but really nice collection in a Private Home setting. If you don't have a lot of time to go through one of the big museums, or even if you do, give the Frick a try.

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St. Albert, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

An old mansion formerly owned by Henry Frick. Firstly the mansion itself is worth seeing as the attention to quality is amazing. Built about 1915 as a home it was converted to a museum later on. There are amazing works of art on display and it's a much more calming experience than going to the big museums. And no kids... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This amazing private collection of Mr Frick, is preserved in his 5th avenue mansion that faces Central Park, over a city block. A huge collection of English and European art in a very accessible space. If you enjoy collections such as the Morgan in NY, or the Wallace in London, then this is a must see. Nearest subway is 68th... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First, I have to confess that my wife and I are art lovers and go in search of a collection almost anywhere we visit in the United States and Europe. We both have Masters' Degrees and teach as an avocation. Our quest has led us to find Jacque Louis David's Death of Marat in a museum in Brussels, Monet's Impression:... More 

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Kortrijk, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Frick was a very wealthy industrialist from Pittsburgh who moved to New York . His collection of old Eurpean Masters is fabulous and is dislpayed in his private house.

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