Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

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Located on Museum Mile, the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum it was founded in 1897. It is the only museum in the U.S. devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. Two years ago,...  Read More

  • Museums: "Online bookers save $2; pay what you wish Saturdays 6:00-9:00 PM; Free Design Tales for preschoolers Mon. and Wed. 10:00 AM; on Saturdays for kids 5-12. The garden and cafe are open to the public free of charge two hours before the museum opens."
  • Best for Museums Because: Dubbed "The Museum of the Future" by The Atlantic, the museum emerged from a three-year renovation more spectacular than ever.

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