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The Museum at FIT

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A hidden museum gem in NYC at no charge!

My wife and I have been going to this museum for many years. It is one of the best kept secrets in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nicholas D
Very very interesting

I never heard of this place. I was down in the village and my girlfriend and I had some extra time... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I have been going to this museum for many years. It is one of the best kept secrets in NYC. They are open 5 days a week including most evenings. The most amazing thing to most people is that there is no...More

Thank Nicholas D
Reviewed 5 days ago

I never heard of this place. I was down in the village and my girlfriend and I had some extra time and so we stopped by here. We both love fashion and to see creativity blossoming was wonderful. Very different. It's designers we had never...More

Thank Sheryl T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited for the special PINK exhibit. In addition, I quickly went through the regular exhibit. For PINK, I was quite happy to see about 80 pink ensembles for free. I read every placard but did not listen to any of the audio available via...More

Thank HiTea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Museum at FIT is a real 'gem' amongst the college galleries in New York City. Like its counterpart at Hunter College, it is innovative, has interesting exhibitions and the best part is FREE. I just saw two exhibitions there 'History of Pink' and 'Reconstructive...More

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Kim and I walked toi ich is a block from our hotel. They have a free exhibition of vintage clothing fashion from early to mid 20-th century. Kim really liked it and I though it was interesting.

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Unlike MAD (Museum of Art & Design) on Columbus Circle (separate review, quite revolting actually), this little place has a soul of its own – I never miss checking out the current exhibit when I'm in the area. This time it's FASHION UNRAVELED: an excellent...More

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This museum is one of NYC's hidden treasures. The exhibits are interesting if you like fashion. The best part is it's FREE!

Thank richardlL64GG
Reviewed 6 July 2018

When i got here, there was a small exhibit. I got to see some nice couture dresses. There were information boards.

Thank Stephstraveldiary
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Free. Small enough to visit in 45 minutes. I saw "Fashion Unraveled" which was interesting but I wanted to see more costumes. There is a small room on the right by the security guard. That was interesting. There was a digital short piece and multi-medium...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

The Fashion Institute of Technology operates a small museum in the school. Admission is free! The exhibit when we went was about imperfection in fashion and featured unfinished garments, patterns, innovative material reuse, and more, which we enjoyed very much. From what we understood, students...More

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