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The Museum at FIT

Seventh Avenue at 27th Street, New York City, NY 10001
+1 212-217-4558
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Worthwhile free museum in NYC

Very interesting free museum just south of Herald Square. Three galleries, all of which contained... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
An unexpected highlight of my NYC trip!

Admission free sometimes not so great........ this place was ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS! 2 excellent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Seventh Avenue at 27th Street, New York City, NY 10001
+1 212-217-4558
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting free museum just south of Herald Square. Three galleries, all of which contained interesting exhibits and text regarding history of fashion. Worthwhile visit for a few hours, especially considering that it’s free!

Thank walton127
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Admission free sometimes not so great........ this place was ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS! 2 excellent thought provoking exhibitions , one on how the notion of the 'perfect body; has changed over time and makes one consider who our manipulators & marketeers are. The other was on how...More

Reviewed 12 December 2017

This museum is not huge - but it is totally accessible in time, space, and brain filling. The exhibitions I have seen have been beautifully curated, had wonderfully interesting video introductions, brochures, and artifact "cards." Can't say enough. If you like fashion - especially as...More

Thank tressed
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

My young girls spent most of the holidays during the past years wandering museums in New York. Ask for their favorite: FIT MUSEUM. All the exhibits are delicately curated, take you up and down hundreds of years of history and all around the globe. The...More

Thank Hui L
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This museum was high on our list of places to visit and we were not disappointed. The exhibit of fashion through the centuries was fascinating. Even more so was the exhibit of the use of non-traditional materials and techniques in the production of fashion. It...More

Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Every few months FIT Fashion Institute of Technology changes their themed display of mostly vintage clothes. When I have time to see the latest show it never disappoints. You'll also run into fewer people than you see at paid for exhibitions. You may even be...More

Thank Jerry D
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this FREE museum at Fashion Institute of Technology when you are in NYC. The shows are always amazing and the location is simple, right near Penn station and down the street from Macy's

Thank cubes1234
Reviewed 5 August 2017

After lunching with a friend in Chelsea, she recommended I stop by to see the exhibit before leaving the area. It is small but free, and interesting even if you're not a fashionista!

Thank edmondite
Reviewed 31 July 2017

There is always something interesting to see at this museum. Small but worth a visit. Especially if you like fashion.

Reviewed 24 July 2017

The Museum at FIT surprised us because of its small size. It is really just three rooms on one level. However, the exhibit was very interesting. The theme was the influence of nature on fashion trends. Covering the past couple of centuries, the show compared...More

Thank Gabriel H
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