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Upcoming tour


Father's Day  

Growing Up at Clayton:
Summertime Hands On Tours for the Whole Family

July 3-August 31
Wednesdays and Saturdays
11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.

Kids in Clayton? Not a problem! Summer is a perfect time to try something different by introducing the children in your life to the stories and surprises of Clayton. Special family-friendly tours allow children to exercise their imagination and curiosity.
Every room features a touchable item, from a swatch of velvet very much like that found on Mrs. Frick’s rocker to stereoscopes and curious household tools from long ago. Interactive fun is the norm as kids learn about the Frick family, household staff, and what daily life was like in a fancy home more than 100 years ago.

Most appropriate for kids ages six and up. FREE to all children ages 12 and under and to adult members. Non-member adult rates apply. Reservations strongly suggested. 

 

Ongoing tours of Clayton

Experience art and history in a distinctive, memorable way with a docent-led tour of Clayton, the historic home of the Henry Clay Frick family (above), and/or The Frick Art Museum. These tours provide you with opportunities to view fine and decorative arts from the Renaissance to the present, as well as learn how the Frick family lived during the turn of the 20th century.

Preview a Clayton tour online:
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Life in the Gilded Age
Offered year-round

Clayton is an example of both the home of a wealthy Pittsburgh family and of late Victorian architecture and interior design. Visitors on the Life in the Gilded Age tour have the unique experience of learning about the Frick family, local history and Victorian social customs in the family's home, where more than 90% of the furniture and artifacts on display are original.


Cost:

Frick members: free
General admission: $12
Seniors and students: $10
Active duty military: $10
Children 16 and under: $6

Reservations: Strongly recommended
Contact: 412-371-0600

 

Group tours of Clayton
Offered year-round.

Group tour rates are available for 11 or more people. All large groups are divided into smaller groups of 8-10, which depart at ten-minute intervals to begin the tour. When groups are not touring Clayton, they may visit the Car and Carriage Museum, The Frick Art Museum, Greenhouse, or Museum Shop.

Visit our Group Tours page for more information.


Ongoing Clayton tour specials

Clayton tours

Tuesdays: Purchase one Clayton admission, get one FREE

How does the Frick say thank you to loyal visitors and welcome new ones? All visitors who purchase one admission to Clayton on Tuesdays receive one admission of equal or lesser value for FREE.

Not good for groups of 11 or more.
Reservations are recommended. Call 412-371-0600.



Clayton tours   Thursdays: $5 tours for seniors

On Thursdays, senior citizens (62 and older) can tour Clayton for just $5 per person.

Not good for groups of 11 or more.
Reservations are recommended. Call 412-371-0600.

Book club  

Book Groups: Combine reading with a Clayton tour

The Frick now offers an exciting and innovative new program that allows book reading groups and clubs to enhance their reading experience with a visit to the Frick. Included are a special tour of Clayton and 30-minute book discussion of your choice of four books:

Clara and Mr. Tiffany: A Novel
by Susan Vreeland
• Devil in the White City
by Erik Larson
• Old Masters, New World: America’s Raid on Europe’s Great Pictures
by Cynthia Saltzman.

The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton


Get more details here
or call 412-342-4091.


Group tours of the current exhibition

   

Docent-led tours of our current exhibition are provided at The Frick Art Museum on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.

Our next exhibition, Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist—Works of Paper by the Artist and His Circle, continues through October 5.

Tours may also be scheduled for groups. Visit our Group Tours page for more information.


Docent-led tours of the permanent collection

Italian Gallery   Docent-led tours of the permanent collection at The Frick Art Museum are available by appointment.


Cost:

$5 per person.

Reservations: Please call to make reservation.
Contact: 412-371-0600