Family Guide to Cooper Hewitt Copy
Discover design together!
With dozens of opportunities to touch, create, and explore design’s problem-solving power, Cooper Hewitt is the perfect family adventure. Admission is free for kids 18 and younger.
On view | Hear, See, Play: Designing with Sound
Installed in the museum’s Process Lab, learn how designers use and create sounds to enhance the user experience and give objects human-like personalities. Design your own sound effects for Trash Bot, a robotic street-cleaning machine!
more to explore | The Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden
An enclosed garden with tables for dining, Ping Pong, and more. Continually updated with new design installations and objects.
More to explore | The Pen
Cooper Hewitt's one-of-a-kind interactive Pen gives you the power to build your own collection of design objects and play designer at the interactive tables throughout the museum.
more to explore | interactive tables
Access Cooper Hewitt's collection of over 210,000 design objects spanning 30 centuries and sketch your own designs at one of our high-resolution, touchscreen tables.
More to explore | Spun Chairs
Designed by Thomas Heatherwick, these playful, comfortable, and functional chairs rock side-to-side and spin, but never fall over.
SHOP Cooper Hewitt
Discover fun and innovative products to encourage problem-solving, teach sustainability through play, and inspire creativity all year round.
Tarallucci e vino cafe
Italian desserts and espresso drinks, panini, pizza, salads, breakfast selections, and more. With seating inside and in the garden.