Cooper–Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Local nameCooper–Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
LocationManhattan, New York City

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum is a design museum located in the Upper East Side's Museum Mile in Manhattan, New York City. It is one of 19 museums that fall under the wing of the Smithsonian Institution and is one of three Smithsonian facilities located in New York City, the other two being the George Gustav Heye Center in Bowling Green and the Archives of American Art New York Research Center in the Flatiron District. It is the only museum in the United States devoted to historical and contemporary design. Its collections and exhibitions explore approximately 240 years of design aesthetic and creativity.

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Opening hours

Mon - Fri, Sun: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Free public tours:
Mon - Fri: 11:30 am, 1:30 pm
Sat - Sun: 1 pm, 3 pm


Adults: $18
Seniors: $12
Students: $9
18 and under: free

Sat: from 6 pm to 9 pm: pay-what-you-wish admission

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More information and contact


Official website




Phone +1 212-849-8400

Address 2 East 91st Street New York, New York 10128

Coordinates 40°47'3.521" N -73°57'27.931" E

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