Visiting the Frick

Tours

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, 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.

 

Available Tours

We offer a variety of tours throughout the year. See below for current tour offerings. 

February 4 – April 5, 2020

Have you ever wondered what dating was like 100 years ago? This special tour of Clayton will explore courting customs of the American Victorian era including the social etiquette of romance, announcing an engagement (or breaking one off), and wedding traditions. This thematic tour will have a particular focus on the courtship, wedding, and early married life of Henry Clay Frick and Adelaide Howard Childs.

COST:
Members: Free
General admission: $15
Seniors, students & active-duty military: $13
Children 16 and under: $8
Babies in arms: Free

Schedule a tour

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.

Advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended.
The tour lasts for one hour and begins at the Grable Visitor Center.  
Photography is not permitted in Clayton.

COST:
Members: Free
General admission: $15
Seniors, students & active-duty military: $13
Children 16 and under: $8
Babies in arms: Free

Schedule a tour
February 15 – May 10, 2020
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 2:00.

Free with exhibition admission. 
Meet in The Frick Art Museum rotunda.

Groups of five or more must schedule a separate, guided group tour two weeks in advance at a cost of $16 per person. Contact 412-342-4087 or email education@thefrickpittsburgh.org.
Tuesdays at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Tours are free. Reservations are not necessary. 
Meet inside the Car and Carriage Museum entrance.
Docent-led tours of the permanent collection at The Frick Art Museum are available by appointment.

COST: $10 per person 

Please call 412-371-0600 to make a reservation.
Group tours of Clayton, The Frick Art Museum, and the Car and Carriage Museum are available. Please visit our group tours page for more information.

Group Tours