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The Museum at FIT

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Free and entertaining

When we visited I think the exhibition was about textiles. It's free, not too many people, very... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2019
New York City, New York
Worth the time!

Even the men in our group were impressed with this free museum. There are different exhibits... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2019
Susan R
Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed March 31, 2019

When we visited I think the exhibition was about textiles. It's free, not too many people, very peaceful, not very big but still entertaining.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed March 17, 2019

Even the men in our group were impressed with this free museum. There are different exhibits depending on when you go-we were lucky to see a fabric exhibit which (while that doesn't sound like much) was very interesting and informative. Would go back on future...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

My daughter (age 14) and I enjoyed our visit to this museum. First, we saw the students’ projects displaying hats they created and then we entered the museum which housed a 50 year tribute to FIT. Love a free activity in NYC

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 4, 2019

Loved the retrospective exhibit highlighting 33 of their past exhibits. Very well presented and with gorgeous clothes/dresses from all eras, including some from Vionnet, Madame Gris, etc. Loved it and it's free. Only complaint is that someone should do something about those slamming doors!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ChipTravel
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

Cannot believe that this wonderful museum is free! Yesterday was my lucky day in NYC. My husband decided to rest after lunch and I had good two hours to spend in the Museum at FIT. Such a beautiful permanent collection and fabulous exhibit “Fabric in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 28, 2019

We were visiting Chelsea and noticed that the Museum at FIT was close by so decided to take some time to explore it. SOOO glad that we did! The "Fabric in Fashion" display was beautiful.....very well done...and the exhibits that were celebrating 50 years of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

This is one of my favorite museums in NY. They always have an incredible exhibitions that can compete with MET’s fashion/costume exhibitions, except it’s free and it’s not overrun by hordes of tourists. I used visit it every season.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank npayusov
Reviewed January 5, 2019

There's not much to add to what others have said. The exhibits are well curated, beautifully displayed, and concisely explained. And you can't beat the price- free!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank owlyn
Reviewed December 31, 2018

I went to FIT with mom to take pics just because my aunt (Mom's sister) studied there. I had no idea there was a museum and it was free! the two exhibits we saw were really interested and well prepared and curated. We saw the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 25, 2018

Dropped in to the FIT museum since I was staying at a hotel close by. The two open exhibits were both excellent and informative. The main exhibit about the history of fabrics and their uses was extremely interesting, and the PINK exhibit was just gorgeous...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers
like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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