The Frick Collection & Mansion in New York City - Information and Art

The Frick Collection

The Frick Museum is located in the Frick Mansion in New York City, designed by architects Carrere and Hastings – the same two architects that designed the New York Public Library. The Frick mansion was originally built to outdo the Carnegie mansion, and it features a beautiful inner courtyard to relax and soak up the surrounding art collection. After the death of Mr. Frick at the beginning of the 1900’s the mansion was converted to an art museum. The museum takes up a whole city block and features prominent statues in the entranceway, painted frescos inside resembling those found in a Renaissance castle, 16th century antique furniture, rich wooden walls and floors, marble fireplaces and other luxurious furnishings of the time. Your visit to the Frick Museum should take 2 to 3 hours and you can indulge yourself in a guided audio tour.

The artwork and exhibitions consists mostly of 16th to 18th century European art. Children may not be as interested as adults in this particular museum. You’ll find beautiful furniture, porcelain, enamels, oriental rugs, paintings and much more. For detailed information on current and future exhibitions, hours and tours please visit the Frick Collection official website at

Frick art museum location and contact information

Frick Mansion Address:
1 East 70th Street (between Madison and Fifth Avenues)
New York, NY 10021
Frick Collection Contact Info:
Phone: 212-288-0700
Fax: 212-628-4417

Frick Library & Museum Hours

Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sundays: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Collection Closed On:
New Year's Day
Washington's Birthday
Martin Luther King Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
Frick Art Reference Library
Monday through Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturdays, September through May: 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Library Closed:
Holiday weekends
Saturdays in June and July
Month of August
New Year's Day
Washington's Birthday
Lincoln's Birthday
Martin Luther King Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Election Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

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