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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum


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2 East 91st St
New York, NY 10128
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum


(??.? miles from you)

2 East 91st St
New York, NY 10128
United States


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Located in the landmark Carnegie Mansion on Museum Mile, Cooper Hewitt is America’s Design Museum.

Inclusive, innovative and experimental, the museum’s dynamic exhibitions, education programs, mast

A 21st-century museum housed in New York City’s landmark Carnegie Mansion, Cooper Hewitt offers four floors of galleries dedicated to all disciplines of design, a permanent collection of more than 210,000 design objects fully digitized and available online, and a world-class design library.

In addition to producing major special exhibitions, the museum continually refreshes the installation of objects from its collection of product design, decorative arts, works on paper, graphic design, textiles, wallcoverings, and digital materials.

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Why You Should Go...

Located in the landmark Carnegie Mansion on Museum Mile, Cooper Hewitt is America’s Design Museum.

Inclusive, innovative and experimental, the museum’s dynamic exhibitions, education programs, master’s program, publications, and online resources inspire, educate and empower people through design. Cooper Hewitt is home to one of the most diverse and comprehensive design collections in the world with over 210,000 objects that range from an ancient Egyptian faience cup dating to about 1100BC to contemporary 3-D printed objects and digital code.

A 21st-century museum housed in New York City’s landmark Carnegie Mansion, Cooper Hewitt offers four floors of galleries dedicated to all disciplines of design, a permanent collection of more than 210,000 design objects fully digitized and available online, and a world-class design library.

In addition to producing major special exhibitions, the museum continually refreshes the installation of objects from its collection of product design, decorative arts, works on paper, graphic design, textiles, wallcoverings, and digital materials.

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Open: Year-Round

Hours:

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10:00am - 6:00pm

10:00am - 6:00pm

10:00am - 6:00pm

10:00am - 6:00pm

10:00am - 9:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Available: Self-Guided Tour

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The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day and December 25.

Saturdays are pay-what-you-wish admission between 6 and 9 p.m. 

Guided tours of the museum’s exhibitions take place daily at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on weekdays and 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. on weekends. Free with museum admission.

Fun Facts

Cooper Hewitt is the only museum in the United States to focus exclusively on contemporary and historic design.

Located in the former home of business magnate and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. 

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Why You Should Go...

Located in the landmark Carnegie Mansion on Museum Mile, Cooper Hewitt is America’s Design Museum.

Inclusive, innovative and experimental, the museum’s dynamic exhibitions, education programs, master’s program, publications, and online resources inspire, educate and empower people through design. Cooper Hewitt is home to one of the most diverse and comprehensive design collections in the world with over 210,000 objects that range from an ancient Egyptian faience cup dating to about 1100BC to contemporary 3-D printed objects and digital code.

A 21st-century museum housed in New York City’s landmark Carnegie Mansion, Cooper Hewitt offers four floors of galleries dedicated to all disciplines of design, a permanent collection of more than 210,000 design objects fully digitized and available online, and a world-class design library.

In addition to producing major special exhibitions, the museum continually refreshes the installation of objects from its collection of product design, decorative arts, works on paper, graphic design, textiles, wallcoverings, and digital materials.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours:
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10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
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Cost: Less than $25

Available: Self-Guided Tour

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  • Nature: Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial

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    Nature: Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial

    Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

    Nature: Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial
    Co-organized with Cube Design Museum in the Netherlands, the exhibition features more than 60 groundbreaking works from designers across all disciplines who are collaborating with scientists, engineers, farmers, environmentalists, and nature itself to design a more harmonious and regenerative future. Free with museum admission.

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    Nature by Design: Selections from the Permanent Collection

    Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

    Nature by Design: Selections from the Permanent Collection
    Nature by Design presents a rotating selection of extraordinary design drawn from Cooper Hewitt’s collection of over 210,000 objects, inviting visitors to discover how nature and design have intersected in the past and continue to converge in the world. Free with museum admission.

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Insider Info

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day and December 25.

Saturdays are pay-what-you-wish admission between 6 and 9 p.m. 

Guided tours of the museum’s exhibitions take place daily at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on weekdays and 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. on weekends. Free with museum admission.

Fun Facts

Cooper Hewitt is the only museum in the United States to focus exclusively on contemporary and historic design.

Located in the former home of business magnate and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. 

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