The Frick Collection

Museums, Art and design Lenox Hill
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The Frick Collection
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The opulent residence that houses a private collection of great masters (from the 14th through the 19th centuries) was originally built for industrialist Henry Clay Frick. The firm of Carrère & Hastings designed the 1914 structure in an 18th-century European style, with a beautiful interior court and reflecting pool. The permanent collections include world-class paintings, sculpture and furniture by the likes of Rembrandt, Vermeer, Renoir and French cabinetmaker Jean-Henri Riesener.


Venue name: The Frick Collection
Address: 1 E 70th St
New York
Cross street: between Fifth and Madison Aves
Opening hours: Tue–Sat 10am–6pm, Sun 11am–5pm
Transport: Subway: 6 to 68th St–Hunter College
Price: $20, seniors $15, students with ID $10, children under 10 not admitted. Sun 11am–1pm pay what you wish
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  • Contemporary art Until Sunday April 2 2017

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Gorgeous museum that transports you right back to the past. Can you believe this was once the home of Henry Frick - a person's home?! Quiet and welcoming - the collections can be enjoyed by all.

Victor J

Most Beautiful sanctuary on the Upper East Side. Home to some amazing collections private and public.

Evelyn D

One of the coolest museum settings I've experienced-It's in the Frick Mansion across from Central Park. It's so surreal to me to be looking at art works and glancing out the window to see the park across the street. I saw the Renior exhibition here and the Frick was the prefect setting for it. On Sundays it's free before 1pm so definitely go check it out!