Visitor Guidelines

In order for all our visitors to have the most enjoyable experience possible and to help us preserve the collection for the enjoyment of many generations of visitors to come, we ask you to kindly observe the following guidelines, which may also be downloaded and printed (see below).

  • Security procedures.
  • Photography guidelines.
  • Coatroom policies.
  • Visitors are prohibited from touching the paintings, sculpture, furniture, and other objects on display.
  • Sitting on the floor or on cordoned-off furniture is not permitted.
  • Large umbrellas must be checked. Free checking is provided in the coat room.
  • Speaking on a cell phone or using a radio or other music device is not permitted in the galleries. 
  • Non-service animals, scooters, skateboards, skates, and Segways are not permitted.
  • Eating, drinking, and smoking (including e-cigarettes) are not permitted.
  • Lecturing is not permitted, although groups of six people or fewer are allowed to convene in the galleries to discuss works of art quietly, without disturbing other visitors.
  • Visitors will not be admitted to the Collection after 5:30 p.m., Tuesday to Saturday, and after 4:30 p.m. on Sundays.
  • The permanent collection galleries will begin to close ten minutes before closing; special exhibition galleries will close fifteen minutes before closing. Galleries begin close at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 4:45 p.m. on Sunday.
  • All public restrooms close ten minutes before closing.
  • Your presence at The Frick Collection acknowledges that you have been informed of the potential to be photographed or filmed, and that you grant permission for your likeness to be published.​
  • For more information, see our FAQ section.