Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, New York City

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  • This museum housed in the old Carnegie mansion, and that comes in the film of female weapons, deserves more it worthwhile from the point of view of the Interior, that the content. In my view, although it has interesting pieces as sketches from Pixar, it lacks a single backbone and is a little Bazaar of objects. The facade is beautiful, but for me, is a secondary Museum.
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  • This is a lovely museum. The exhibit we went to see on the Jazz Age was outstanding and the building, in an old Carnegie Mansion, is exquisitely preserved. But they have the most peculiar staff I have...  more »
  • We spent 1 hour 20 mn to roam between in 3 floors of this fantastic landmark house. It's very well preserved and the display is very original with many interactive activities, which is great for 5 yea...  more »
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  • Extremely interesting and very self directed. Enjoyed interactiveness of the exhibits, does a great job of highlighting design in its many forms and how much of daily life is encompassed. The building itself is incredible, would have paid the entrance fee just to walk around that piece of history. Gift shop is fun to tinker in too.
  • Excellent exhibits. Great interactive tables and screens. They can send information to your email at a touch of a button on wand and x in display. Fabulous place. I see a comment above about the Food! Funny who goes to a museum for the Food? I've returned 6 times with all ages of family and friends. Must see museum.
  • They have the coolest traveling exhibits! We had so much fun interacting with the "I Care About" design challenge, and all the museum guards had funny personalities. I loved exploring this unexpected museum.
  • A little pricey, but pretty interesting exhibits on design. They have a great way to capture items you've seen to save them for later, which is great. Fun place to visit while in NYC if you love Jazz, design and their history.
  • The museum itself is very beautiful with a nice garden and cafe that you can enjoy even without seeing the exhibitions. The collection is very interesting and made even more so with an interactive approach to everything (thanks to the pen you get with you ticket). I highly recommend it.

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