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Frick Collection, New York City

#6 of 116 in Museums in New York City
Art Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Admire masterpieces set against the backdrop of industrialization at Frick Collection. Housed in a historic Fifth Avenue mansion, the museum features industrialist Henry Frick's impressive collection of European paintings, sculptures, and 18th-century decor. Stroll through the well-preserved rooms lined with hundreds of works by some of Europe's most influential artists, including Francisco Goya, Fran├žois Boucher, and El Greco. You also can view one of the largest collections of "art book" paintings in the world. Take the guesswork out of planning a New York City vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • It's better than the original. The mansion was great but the lighting wasn't and in some cases neither was the hanging of the pictures. Here it the collection has been better curated and the lighting....  more »
  • The extraordinary Frick Collection has been moved from its opulent house on 70th St--Henry Clay Frick's 61-room mansion--up five blocks to the former MetBreuer on Madison & 75th St. Can the Frick...  more »
  • Exquisite collection of paintings, furniture and relics. The central courtyard is tranquil enough for you to want to read or have a picnic. Be aware there's no food allowed in the museum. This includes beverages of any sort. The garden courtyard is also the only place where you can touch things and take photographs. These rules are strictly enforced.
  • Walking around the museum, the Frick house, is an enchanting experience. The opulence highlights the beauty of the art pieces, from paintings and sculptures. Inside is an open garden area with fountain which is beautiful. On the first Friday of the month they host a special evening with free entry and talks on the history of the place and certain art pieces.

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