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Frye Art Museum

704 Terry Ave., Seattle, WA 98104
+1 206-622-9250
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Wonderful for Paintings!

Yesterday I visited the Frye open late on Thursday. We enjoyed a wonderful early dinner at the cafe... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Susan T
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We took the one hour tour today. It's offered at 1 o'clock every day. Our tour guide Lynn did a... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Dodgeville, Wisconsin
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A museum with works mainly from 19th and 20th century artists.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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704 Terry Ave., Seattle, WA 98104
+1 206-622-9250
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yesterday I visited the Frye open late on Thursday. We enjoyed a wonderful early dinner at the cafe with prices and atmosphere both family friendly. Then I travelled onward through the galleries. The delight was seeing the permanent collection of paintings including works aquired just...More

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We took the one hour tour today. It's offered at 1 o'clock every day. Our tour guide Lynn did a terrific job of explaining the history of the museum,the holdings and the founding couple.This museum is free. It is worth a visit. It's a small...More

Thank witraveler225
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This place is awesome. Been going here for 20 years. Always something new/old. You can't beat the price.....FREE. Nice cafe if you're hungry.

1  Thank R0add0g
Reviewed 22 March 2017

After several trips to Seattle, I finally got a chance to see the Frye Art Museum This gallery has a gift shop that is like visiting an art gallery. If you go to this museum, you will see one or two temporary exhibits. The main...More

1  Thank ReaderPat
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

While visiting Seattle, my daughter and I decided to check out the Frye Museum. This venue is intimate but holds a lovely, eclectic collection. We got to sit in on a live music/vocal/painting exhibit which was lovely. I would highly recommend this for people looking...More

1  Thank Yara1965
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Stuff very nice. There you can see different art. Free entrace. I wanted something more of art. Art collections are very nice but not exciting.

Thank Aivars O
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

It's lovely, it's free and the free parking across the street is still there, not for long but what a great feature. The building is the first thing you notice, it's beautifully designed and accessible for visitors with limited mobility. Has a good cafe for...More

Thank fredSeattle_Wa
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Has a personal feel in the exhibitions. Seeing and coming to know that someone who lived hundreds of years ago in a different part of the world as me thought the same thing and the desire to express oneself gives me and strangely restores in...More

Thank 0101a
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I always bring my out of town houseguests. They have a great cafe - even serve wine there. Their sandwiches and soups are delicious. Great place to sit in a quiet area.

Thank nlance2016
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The Frye Art Museum opened in 1952. While some reviews complain of the "mediocrity" of the exhibitions, one really must consider that this free museum centres around a private collection of note cultivated by the Fryes, a prominent Seattle couple during the founding of Seattle...More

Thank jay s
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are u open on monday, april 30?
29 April 2016|
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Response from Fav26V | Reviewed this property |
always closed on Mondays,