The Frick Collection
134 locals recommend · Estimated price 2 out of 4 ·
Why locals recommend it
Henry Clay Frick’s personal art collection is displayed in what was once his Upper East Side mansion. The elegant rooms are filled with European sculpture, decorative arts, and paintings by old masters. There are only a few of these grand mansions left in the city, so it’s a rare taste of old New York. The first Friday of the month is free. No kids under 10 are allowed into the museum, so if you go on a weekday, you don’t need to worry about field trips overtaking the galleries.
Tips from locals
Houses the collection of industrialist Henry Clay Frick. Small Jewell. Kids under 12 are not admitted.
This museum is one of my favorites... quiet, amazing paintings, less people and no museum fatigue
On display are works by Monet, Rembrandt, Bellini, El Greco, and many other famous artists
For ambience, the Frick Collection tops the list when it comes to New York City museums. Housed in an early 1900s mansion, the building and the original collection were donated by Henry Clay Frick, who had the mansion built to display his art collection. The artwork, which includes a mix of…
The Frick is by far the most unique museum in NYC. Enjoy visiting the gilded age mansion of a NYC robber baron and its extraordinary art collection.
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