Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY

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10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day except Tuesdays
Closed Thanksgiving and Dec. 25
Timed-entry tickets required


Cooper Hewitt is the nation’s only museum dedicated to historic and contemporary design, with a collection of over 210,000 design objects spanning thirty centuries. Located in the landmark Andrew Carnegie mansion and boasting a beautiful public garden, Cooper Hewitt makes design come alive with unique temporary exhibitions and installations of the permanent collection.


Interactive galleries where visitors explore the collection digitally and engage in the design process; an Immersion Room where visitors can discover Cooper Hewitt’s wallcoverings as they were intended to be viewed.

  • Café (Ground Floor)
    Operated by Italian restaurant and caterer Tarallucci e Vino, the cafe offers a seasonal menu featuring Italian pastries, espresso, salads, soups, and panini, as well as a large selection of wines by the glass.
    10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Monday
    Closed Tuesdays

Subway Station: 86th Street on 4/5/6 trains

Bus: Fifth and Madison Avenue buses

Reserved parking near the museum can be purchased in advance through ParkWhiz.

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Collection items shown may not be on view.