Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

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Located on Museum Mile, the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum was founded in 1897. It is the only museum in the U.S. devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. In 2014, The Cooper...  Read More


  • Museums: "Pay-What-You-Wish Saturdays from 6:00-9:00 PM, with free guided tours at 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM on weekdays and 1 PM and 3 PM on weekends."
  • 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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