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“Relax into the last Mansion on Millionaires row”

Frick Art and Historical Center
Ranked #18 of 170 things to do in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Relax into the last Mansion on Millionaires row”
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Great are museum, real Monet there, beautiful grounds, great tour of the mansion with smart docent, fabulous food at the cafe!

Visited June 2014
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English first
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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223 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“It is indeed a hidden gem.”
Reviewed 2 June 2014

It's not large but it is a wonderful way to spend a couple hours on a nice afternoon. Take in lunch at the cafe, stroll the grounds and check out the greenhouse. Visit the antique auto collection, which I'm told will be closed for a while for expansion, and see a small but wonderful art collection. We had a great afternoon.

Visited May 2014
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“A hidden treasure”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We live in Pittsburgh, and for us the Frick is a hidden treasure, a hidden gem. The little museum is small in size, but worth many visits, with changing exhibits, and a tour of the home in English and also in Spanish, if you ask for it to be arranged! The Frick home is filled with so much turn of the century history, and the car museum is great. The grounds are beautiful, and now that the new Visitors' Center is being completed, there will be even more to learn about when you go there. The docents are very well informed and know so much about art and history. The cafe, which serves lunch, and High Tea, later on in the afternoon, is a small and special place. If you are going on a tour of the home, you can make reservations at the Cafe ahead of time. Good idea. Parking is free, as is your visit to the museum and car museum. There is a fee for the home tour. If you just want to go to see the grounds and look at the museums, you can do so without any charge. Or you can walk around and go to the Cafe for some tea and yummy dessert. If you have difficulty with walking or going up stairs, perhaps the home tour is not a good idea, but you can enjoy the beauty of the Frick in other ways. At the Frick you can be transported to an easier, gentler, time and place, if you were part of the gentry, that is!

Visited May 2014
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Monroe, New Jersey
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79 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Wonderful pieces of art”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Liked everything...disliked nothing. Great collection of art. Beautiful grounds and if you are into art...this is a great place to spend some time.

Visited May 2014
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Thank Deemer5
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London, Canada
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“A wonderful piece of history!”
Reviewed 20 May 2014

The tour of the house with all its original furnishings is amazing. A must see!!

Wish the tour guides would let people linger and take in the grandeur of a bygone era in more detail. Too much hurry up and keep up when there were no other tours in progress.

The car museum was outstanding and the art exhibit was grand! The history of automobiles in Pittsburgh and the USA was fantastic.

Visited May 2014
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Thank Jerry C
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