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The Met Cloisters

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Frick Collection

Both The Met Cloisters and Frick Collection are rated highly by expert writers. Overall, Frick Collection scores significantly better than The Met Cloisters. Frick Collection is ranked #2 in New York City with approval from 9 reviewers like Time Out, Frommer's and Not For Tourists.

Both The Met Cloisters and Frick Collection are rated highly by expert writers. Overall, Frick Collection scores significantly better than The Met Cloisters. Frick Collection is ranked #2 in New York City with approval from 9 reviewers like Time Out, Frommer's and Not For Tourists.

tripexpert score
93
#12 in New York City
location

Fort Tryon Park, New York City, NY 10040

endorsements
  • 11 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    The Cloisters is a series of medieval passageways reconstructed from French monasteries and incorporated within a modern museum.

  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler Tick Editor's Pick

    Devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe, the Cloisters is a series of medieval passageways reconstructed from French monasteries. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's

    The Cloisters Museum and Gardens, which shelters the medieval collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is a scenic destination in its own right. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    If it weren’t for this branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, many New Yorkers would never get to this northernmost point in Manhattan. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    On a hilltop overlooking the Hudson River, the Cloisters is a curious architectural jigsaw, its many parts made up of various European monasteries and other historic buildings. Full Review →

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98
#2 in New York City

1 E. 70th St., New York, NY 10021

  • 11 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    A real find among the city's museums, this collection housed in an exquisite Beaux Arts mansion on the Upper East Side represents the personal holdings of Henry Clay Frick.

  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler Tick Editor's Pick

    Housed in an exquisite Beaux Arts mansion on the Upper East Side represents the personal holdings of Henry Clay Frick. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Everything here is a highlight. The Portico Gallery, an enclosed portico along the building's 5th Avenue garden, houses the museum's growing collection of sculpture. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Henry Clay Frick could afford to be an avid collector of European art after amassing a fortune as a pioneer in the coke and steel industries at the turn of the 20th century. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    This spectacular art collection sits in a mansion built by prickly steel magnate Henry Clay Frick, one of the many such residences that made up Millionaires’ Row. Full Review →

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