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Address: 830 Fireplace Rd., East Hampton, NY
Phone Number: 631-324-4929
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Description: This house, and its adjacent studio, give visitors a glimpse of how...
This house, and its adjacent studio, give visitors a glimpse of how artists Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner lived and worked.
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If you are in East Hampton, you must visit Jackson Pollock's house and studio! The setting is just beautiful - we saw some deer in his enormous front yard. You can walk right... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 15, 2015
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California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
27 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

If you are in East Hampton, you must visit Jackson Pollock's house and studio! The setting is just beautiful - we saw some deer in his enormous front yard. You can walk right into his studio and all through his home, which is in the exact same condition as it was when his wife died. All the furniture and art... More 

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Helen760, Director at Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your favorable review! I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit, and I hope you'll come back again soon. More 

new york city
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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This special place is the former home of two great American artists. The home is filled with art and the belongings that they lived with while they created. The studio actually has the droppings of the Jackson Pollack paintings.

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Helen760, Director at Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, responded to this review

Many thanks for your positive review, and to all those who have said such nice things about us. I hope you'll come back to visit us again! More 

San Francisco, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

It's a great tour, just really beautiful setting, I recommend going the your, and afterwards having a picnic on the grounds, bottle of wine and imagine a time long ago

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Southern California
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45 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The studio is an experience not to miss. The house is full of art from both of them. Check out the electronic board by the kitchen with all their art, a real awakening to the talent of both these artists. The tour is under an hour. Walking on the floor with his spattered paint was a kick. The staff does... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Not a single Pollock painting in sight. Perhaps one of the worst museum's I've visited. Save the $5 entry fee!

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Helen760, Director at Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, responded to this review

I'm so sorry you didn't enjoy your visit. Evidently you somehow missed seeing the several works on paper by Pollock, as well as the original painting by him that's on permanent display. I hope you'll come back and look again. I'd be happy to give you a personal tour! More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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15 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I had low expectations about the tour at the Jackson Pollock-Krasner house, as I am not a fan of abstract art. I was truly educated by what I saw and heard. I am so glad I visited this historic site. My perspective was broadened and enriched!

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Tenafly, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

If you are a true art lover a visit to the Pollack-Krasner house is a must see. You will visit Pollack's studio which is virtually untouched since his death. It's a very special place that is well worth a visit. Call ahead to check on hours.

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Pasadena, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I loved getting the chance to walk in the studio in which Jackson painted. To actually see the floor of the studio where he did his drip paintings See picture attached! It was wonderful to go back in time when the very influential artists of the 20th century lived in this East Hampton community. The view of the water from... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This place was an unexpected treat. They have left it pretty much as it was when lived and worked in. The staff is very helpful and helped guide me to the nearby graveyard where many artists are buried. Worth the trip.

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East Hampton, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Of course seeing the actual paint-splattered studio floor of Jackson Pollock and gazing into the original Pollock/Lee Krazner home is amazing... The tour guide was interesting -- but the most fun was taking the art class... They say advertise this in local places "for kids," but it's a blast for adults as well... Just kick loose and splatter some paint... More 

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