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An Introduction to the Carnegie Mansion

August 16, 1994 – August 20, 1995

Museum: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Location: Ground Floor

This exhibition introduces the visitor to the history of the mansion now housing the museum. Photographs, floor plans, and illustrations demonstrate the building's changing role since Andrew Carnegie built it in 1898.