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Last updated: 16 March, 2024
Expert travel writer: Annabelle Thorpe

This prestigious art museum houses an extensive collection of European fine and decorative arts from the 15th to the 19th centuries, fittingly displayed in a historic townhouse in Manchester Square.

The art collection, brought together by the first four marquesses of Hertford, includes masterpieces by renowned artists such as Rembrandt, Velazquez, and Titian.

Don't miss

The Lady with a Fan by Diego Velázquez: this enchanting portrait captures the grace and elegance of a noblewoman, showcasing Velázquez’s exceptional talent for capturing human emotions.

The Laughing Cavalier: A famous portrait by Frans Hals, depicting a flamboyant and confident young man, renowned for its striking realism and captivating expression.

The Frick Cabinet: This exquisite piece of French furniture is intricately decorated with intricate marquetry and gilded bronze, representing the epitome of craftsmanship and luxury during the reign of Louis XIV.

Logistics

Price: Free
Minimum age: Any
Age suitable: 18+
When: All year around

When to do it

The museum is open all year round, seven days a week.

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