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Cooper Hewitt Design Museum

Jul 7, 2022 @ 10:00 amDec 31, 2023 @ 6:00 pm

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

2 East 91st Street
New York NY

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$16/adults, free/ages 18 & under

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Explore innovative design through the centuries, play designer on high resolution touchscreen tables with very cool electronic ‘pens,’ in a stunning 19th-century mansion turned into a high-tech, interactive dream for all ages.


🎨 Create and go inside digital wallpaper in the Immersion Room
🌀 Rock around in the Spun chairs in the basement


📈 Colorful, groundbreaking data visualizations in Deconstructing Power: W. E. B. Du Bois at the 1900 World’s Fair

✌🏾 Intenational Designing Peace

⭐️ No tickets needed to lounge on high-design, kid-friendly furniture (including super-fun spinning chairs) in the tranquil garden & terrace.

Wednesday–Monday 10 am–6 pm
Pay-what-you-wish 5–6 pm

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Billy Johnson Playground

This rustic playground hosts an amazing 45-foot granite slide nestled into a rocky hill, bucket and tire swings, and an amphitheater and miniature stone bridge made of natural materials like plants, stone, and wood at a child’s scale.

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