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Frick Art and Historical Center

Address: 7227 Reynolds Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Phone Number: 412-371-0600
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Ranked #12 of 82 Attractions in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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English first
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Very cold day when we were there.The house was warm inside. A trip back to the guilded age. Lightly decorated for Christmas. House was very dark inside due to the lighting and the decor. Very knowledgeable docents.

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Springfield, Ohio
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79 reviews 79 reviews
31 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We stopped on Dec. 30. The home tour required reservations. They were kind of stuffy staff. I have been to many historic homes. I would call this one over rated. Museum is nice and free.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

My review only half counts, as I did not visit the Frick home, just the museum and greenhouse. There is a fee to tour the house and didn't book ahead or feel that it was potentially worth the money, but I certainly could be wrong. The museum was fine, small and had some interesting art, just depends on your taste... More 

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New York
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165 reviews 165 reviews
59 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We loved the museum, principally because of the current exhibit, which was Charles Courtney Curran. His paintings and the history and stories behind them were fascinating and captivating. We happen to really enjoy his style and we spent a few hours in the several galleries which housed the exhibit. The remainder of the museum was also superb. The admission was... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I really enjoyed this museum and tour of the mansion. The museum while small, had a special exhibit of American Impressionist Charles Curran which was spectacular. The guided house tour was very informative and our guide was excellent.

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Ottawa, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Beautiful small museum. You can visit the house only if you pre-book your time. Took a cab from our hotel, easy enough, BUT when we tried to get a cab back, we waited over an hour and the cab never came to pck us up. Had to walk to a bus stop and bus it back. Very annoying for seniors....

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New York City, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This house embodies the opposite of Pittsburgh stereotypes. The classic grandeur of the house, coupled with the lovely open space of the grounds have no business being associated with an industrial city full of engineering college students. Our tour guide, Bunny, was incredibly knowledgeable about the house and family, and seemed to really love her job. Besides the house, the... More 

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58 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The five star rating is for the house, not the art museum. The art museum portion gets two stars. We went on a house tour, walked around the grounds and visited the art museum. The house was very interesting and our docent knowledgeable. You visit the first and second floors of the home and the tour lasts about an hour.... More 

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I visited the museum and home of Henry Frick today. As a resident of tis region it was something I had not yet done. The museum had just received works from Curran. These were a treat to see. The rest of the museum was very pleasant $ quit nice. We walked to the shop and got tickets to get the... More 

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Refton, Pennsylvania
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The art museum and grounds are free, and very good, but the hour-long guided tour of Frick's mansion, Clayton is well worth the$12. 90% original, containing amazing woodwork, fabrics, lighting and artifacts. Stunning features and well-preserved family home. A bit removed from other city attractions, but history/art/architecture fans should not miss it!

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