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. On Dec. 12,...  Read More


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  • Museums: "Pay what you wish Saturdays 6:00-9:00 PM; save $2 when you book tickets online. Free Design Tales for preschoolers Mon. and Wed. 10:00-11:00 AM; on Saturdays for kids 5-12. The garden is open to the public free of charge, starting at 8:00-10:00 AM Monday through Friday--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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