Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, New York City

Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum is located in New York City. Our New York City trip builder makes visiting Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum and other New York City attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • This museum is a great opportunity for kids and adults to learn about design in all its forms. Each visitor receives a stylus to use to capture favorite exhibit pieces as well as their own creations m...  more »
  • This museum of design is worth a visit just because of the beautiful setting. The exhibits are interesting too!  more »
  • The Cooper Hewitt Design Museum is not your usual museum but it is certainly worth a visit. A regular to NYC for some 30 years, this was the first time I visited with family and friends. Our daughter ...  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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