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Frick Art and Historical Center

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Early 1900’s Electric cars showcased at Frick museum

History of carriages and cars as purchased by the Frick family was very enlightening. Did you know... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Travelsoften7
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Toronto, Canada
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An incredible collection and setting...plan for lunch

We saw a lovely impressionist exhibit on tour form the Mellon's collection. It was truly a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
nomad927
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

History of carriages and cars as purchased by the Frick family was very enlightening. Did you know that in the early 1900’s 38 per cent of all cars were electric!!! Well worth your time. Also ... it’s free!!!

Thank Travelsoften7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw a lovely impressionist exhibit on tour form the Mellon's collection. It was truly a spectacularly curated collection using the best of all of the historic architecture in the mansion. We were able to enjoy the gardens and carriage house as well. There was...More

Thank nomad927
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have gone three times this summer. Every time I get a new prospective of this art. A really great place to have lunch on the property 7 the gift shop is nice, too.

Thank freddiecat7
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I loved entering the Frick House from the rear entrance (the front is under construction). I could fantasize that I was one of the help, but wasn’t sure what that would have actually felt like. There was much talk about the furnishings, wall coverings, and...More

Thank Jack F
Reviewed August 9, 2018

We were there earlier than the opening time of 10:00 a.m., so we could wander the grounds. The playhouse, greenhouse, Clayton House, and the park were lovely. We enjoyed the art museum with its sections on American and French art. The building with the cars...More

Thank CityHiker73
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

My family and I met some friends at the Frick Art and History Center as a place to let the kids get some energy out before going our separate ways. We were not expecting such an interesting experience. The carriage and vehicle museum drew my...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Rich in history and a feast for the eyes! Well worth the time of the tour to see life as it was in the Gilded Age.

Thank TeaLady55
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Constant Companion and I were in the 'burgh visiting family. We decided to visit the Frick Art and Historical Center primarily to view "Gogh, Monet, Degas: The Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts". This exhibit contained 70 masterpieces collected...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

We skipped the tour of the house as we have been touring a lot of big houses and presidential homes on our six week trip. The art gallery was stately but didn’t seem to have a large collection. For me the gem was all the...More

Thank Feenixwest
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

This is a must place to visit both by the local people and tourists. It gives an insight to times gone by particularly if you visit the house "Clayton".

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Bruce H
December 8, 2017|
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Response from NewYorker375 | Reviewed this property |
To visit the house (guided tour - timed entry) you must purchase a ticket, which also covers the hothouse and garage. There is a separate building (no admission charge) containing those of Frick's art collection which he... More
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Melanie C
September 19, 2017|
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tour - an hour - check to see when you need to be there ahead of time for when the tour starts - they have several
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Jennifer D
April 17, 2017|
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If you have the time and do not have an auto with you, you can actually take a bus from downtown to the Frick estate. If you're a senior, there is no cost at all. You must allow at least an hour each way, and while the... More
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