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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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Must see for fashion lovers.

This museum was high on our list of places to visit and we were not disappointed. The exhibit of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kathleen C
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Free and worth the price

Every few months FIT Fashion Institute of Technology changes their themed display of mostly vintage... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Jerry D
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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 6 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 4 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
Reviewed 15 July 2017

the museum is at the "Fashion Institute of Technology" (FIT), but somebody nto fashion probably knows that. The Museum at FIT was founded in 1969 as a Design Laboratory. It includes collections of clothing, textiles, and accessories. It began presenting exhibitions in the late 1970s,...More

Thank Stephan G
Reviewed 4 July 2017

While my daughter and I enjoyed our visit, it was about 20 minutes long. There was one main exhibit about nature-as-fashion-inspiration and one of student work. (There were also a few "extreme fashion" items by the entrance that were mostly freak shows.) The theme of...More

1  Thank Tracy K
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Recently I wanted to go back to School To study Textile Design. But I didn't have the time. This place has a monumental reputation. As a Granddaughter of two Families that Built reputations internationally in the fields of Textiles and Textile Design. I am simply...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

There was an interesting exhibit of work by African-American designers. But that was really the extent of the museum. Okay for mane a half hour.

Thank Fred S
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