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20 Rockefeller Plaza, at 49th Street, New York City, NY 10020-1902
+1 212-636-2000
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A Mini Museum That's Free

I had some time on my hands before my flight home and I was told by a local that you can wander... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2015
Toronto, Canada
Like a museum but better

I always check what is going on at Christies prior to a visit to NYC. One of the wonderful things... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2015
Tucson, AZ
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20 Rockefeller Plaza, at 49th Street, New York City, NY 10020-1902
+1 212-636-2000
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

I had some time on my hands before my flight home and I was told by a local that you can wander through Christie's and view artwork, estate furniture, China and stemware that is listed for suggested values in the $$$$. I especially liked the...More

1  Thank pd32
Reviewed 25 January 2015

I always check what is going on at Christies prior to a visit to NYC. One of the wonderful things is that you can see items that may never be seen again. Christie's is an auction house. Sometimes estates come up for sale such as...More

2  Thank EnjoyTraveling64
Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

We were even looking for Christies just happening upon it. It's free. We viewed a great collection of item from $100's to $3m all waiting for the right buyer. Who knew.

Thank clherrick
Reviewed 3 March 2014

Walk in from the hustle and bustle of Rockefeller center to a haven of fine art and antiques. Stroll the first floor of prints and paintings (modern art when we were there). Go up a floor to a museum-like atmosphere of antique furniture, silver, china...More

Thank KarenK520
Reviewed 22 October 2013

If you like seeing fabulous art, jewelry, housewares, silver.... EXTRA close up... Go to Christie's and be amazed! It is an auction house with pieces of art (and other items) that are estimated to sell for millions. There was a Lichtenstein and a Warhol painting...More

1  Thank chkirkpatrick
Reviewed 6 October 2013

I only heard of it when I was in NYC. It has a variety of items, And It is Free admission. Staff were friendly and I saw a group of student went there for lecture.

Thank rileydong
Reviewed 17 September 2013

Didn't get to go inside but amazing window display. Just need a few million bucks to get in the front door. Enjoyed the displays.

Thank Kewlgirl
Reviewed 16 May 2013

View all art and objects for the next auctions. Estimated prices are shown with each item - an art gallery with prices, great. Many items from estimated $500 to many millions. You can also attend the auction. Many bidders from around the world are on...More

2  Thank RMLNewYork
Reviewed 11 May 2013

I confess: I knew that the million dollar Breughal(spelling?)was out of my reach, as were the Derains and Basquiats. Still, for the price of some shoe leather, I entered this bright salon of spectacular contemporary design and entered a dream world of possibilities,if only I...More

Thank EileenO727
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Little know fact- the preview galleries are open to the public every day for viewing of the upcoming pieces for auction. The feel is like a museum/gallery. Fun to poke around and see some fun art pieces!

Thank Angela L
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 heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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29 September 2017|
Response from LWL3333 | Reviewed this property |
I would not bring coins to Christie's. I would use Google online to find the approximate value from coin dealer websites and decide whether to sell based on what you determine the value to be. This is what I did when I... More
28 November 2015|
Response from pd32 | Reviewed this property |
No you can't walk in with items. What Chrities will do though is evaluate up to six items for free online. Just download the APP on an iPhone or iPad. It will take 6 - 8 weeks to receive. OR go online and you will see that... More