Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

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Founded in 1897 by the Hewitt sisters, granddaughters of industrialist Peter Cooper, the only museum in the U.S. dedicated soley to design (both historic and modern) has been part of the Smithsonian since the 1960s. The museum hosts periodic interactive family programs that allow children to experiment with design.
Venue name: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Contact:
Address: 2 E 91st St
New York
10128
Cross street: at Fifth Ave
Opening hours: Mon–Fr1, Sun 10am–6pm; Sat 10am–9pm
Transport: Subway: 4, 5, 6 to 86th St; 6 to 96th St
Price: $18, seniors $12, students $7, 18 and under free
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