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Frick Art and Historical Center

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Address: 7227 Reynolds Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Phone Number: 412-371-0600
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Breathe the rare air of the elite of the past

I toured the house and the docent was knowledgeable and informative. It's was nice to get to know the previous residents who made Pittsburgh what it is today. You can walk... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

I toured the house and the docent was knowledgeable and informative. It's was nice to get to know the previous residents who made Pittsburgh what it is today. You can walk around the grounds to your hearts content and there is a lovely cafe on the grounds.

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Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Docent Ann very knowlegable. Beautiful home and interesting facts. The orchestrant is an amazing musical "contraption". Cafe for lunch, though, is highly overrated. Don't bother eating there.

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Arvada, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Our daughter used to live in a apartment across the street from the Frick, but this was the first time we visited it, when we returned to Pittsburgh for graduation. The car museum was closed for renovation, which was disappointing, however, the museum, greenhouse and grounds were open and free. The house tour costs $12 per person.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I always would pass this place and one day I just went to visit it. From the art museum to Clayton it self. You step back in time it's beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I've always loved the Frick. It's one of the best kept secrets and you won't be disappointed. It is many things, a beautiful museum with excellent temporary exhibitions, it has a brand new visitor center, and it has a very interesting mansion (the Frick's original mansion before building their NYC mansion - also a museum) to tour. They also have... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I love history and historic house. This house is amazing. The only thing I disliked was that I didn't feel free to ask questions outside of what the docent's had planned. Also no opportunity to linger in places that interested me. The grounds and cafe where appealing, as well as the art musuem.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Helen Clay Frick gave us this. It should not be missed. There are some early Flemish bronzes and a Titian or two.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Easy to find, there are place to park. Beautiful place to walk around in the garden. Building #3, has painting from master and furniture (marvelous). The was also the a exhibit from masters of photography , beautiful. Unfortunately building 7 was closed due to renovation and it's free. Building 5 the green house is small but for the springtime give... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The Frick museum is a Pittsburgh Gem. They have wonderful exhibits and the mood is just perfect. Easy parking. Smaller crowds. A perfect place to take a date or friends to see some amazing collections of art.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

What a way to start the holiday season. Try to schedule your tour around 5:00 p.m. so that you can enjoy the lights when it gets darker. The new visitor center was well worth a look. Don't forget to go to the Frick Art Museum and Car Museum...always an added bonus. Late lunch in the café (reservations highly recommended) was... More 

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