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The Museum at FIT

Seventh Avenue at 27th Street, New York City, NY 10001
+1 212-217-4558
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Nice Fashion Focused Museum & Free!

This museum is very small - maybe 70-100 sq meters or 800 sq ft - unless I mistakenly saw only one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A T
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Calgary, Canada
Free museum featuring clothing

My friends and I had some time to kill, so we decided to visit the Museum at FIT. The cost is FREE... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Robin M
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Brookville, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is very small - maybe 70-100 sq meters or 800 sq ft - unless I mistakenly saw only one of many galleries. The collection is fashion focused and appears to change every few months. The specific one I saw in April was nicely...More

Thank A T
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

My friends and I had some time to kill, so we decided to visit the Museum at FIT. The cost is FREE and it wasn't busy at all. This museum has a very nice exhibit featuring clothes from the last 200+ years. It is very...More

Thank Robin M
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We saw an exhibit featuring undergarments (corsets and such) from the 1800s to present. We then saw an exhibit on a featured designer, which had some beautiful clothes from the 1950s to the present. Not crowded and free.

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Went twice in the past week to see the Norell exhibition! Don't miss! And it's free! If you love fashion history, this is for you!

Thank Joan F
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

We probably spent a little over an hour browsing through this free museum. The exhibit were extremely well done. The garments were amazing. It was a quiet and comfortable time spent admiring iconic looks.

Thank bolild
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

The Museum at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology, a state university) is an amazing museum if you're interested in fashion history, clothing and dress, or popular culture. If you're not interested in these topics, or are traveling with someone who isn't, please be kind to...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

I'd never even heard of this place, and was quite impressed when I visited. First, it's free. The exhibits are of excellent quality and well-curated. I gather the exhibits change frequently, but considering what I saw this trip, I would not hesitate to check it...More

Thank NyLynne
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I love this place so much! It amazes me that it's free. The displays are so intelligently curated and it is such a unique chance to see antique textiles displayed so intimately to the public. I wish I lived in NY so I could attend...More

Thank gmtlf
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

I don't have much interest in fashion but my girlfriend does so we ended up here. Obviously your visit will depend on the traveling exhibits and the ones right now are quite good. Also let's not forget that it's free so if you're in the...More

Thank Sal_Paradise767
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Very interesting free museum just south of Herald Square. Three galleries, all of which contained interesting exhibits and text regarding history of fashion. Worthwhile visit for a few hours, especially considering that it’s free!

Thank walton127
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