KIDS love Cooper Hewitt!

Three boys exploring the Flavor Factory design installation in the exhibition Design Beyond Vision. Scroll down for a family guide to Cooper Hewitt.

Discover design together!

With dozens of opportunities to touch and create design while exploring its problem-solving power, Cooper Hewitt is the perfect family adventure. Admission is free for kids 18 and younger.

On view | The Senses: Design Beyond Vision

Located on 3rd floor.

Explore design for the senses! Interactive installations and touchable objects designed to inspire wonder and new ways of accessing the world.

On view | Immersion Room

Located on the 2nd floor.

Cooper Hewitt's collection of over 10,000 wallcovering designs is the inspiration for this high-tech experience. Kids can create their own wallpaper patterns and project them on the walls to see the impact.

More to explore | The Pen

Available from Visitor Experience desk.

Cooper Hewitt's one-of-a-kind interactive Pen gives everyone the power to build a collection of design objects and play designer at the interactive tables throughout the museum.

more to explore | interactive tables

Located throughout the museum.

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

Located on the ground floor and in the garden.

Designed by Thomas Heatherwick, these playful, comfortable, and functional chairs rock side-to-side and spin, but never fall over. Kids love the ride!

The Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden

Free and open year round 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., M–F; 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. , Saturday and 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. , Sunday.

An enclosed garden with tables for dining, Ping Pong, bike parking, and more. Continually updated with new and playful design installations and objects.

SHOP Cooper Hewitt

Located on the 1st floor.

Discover fun and innovative products to encourage problem-solving, teach sustainability through play, and inspire creativity all year round.

Tarallucci e vino cafe

Enter through the garden or SHOP Cooper Hewitt.

Freshly baked pastries, Italian desserts, espresso drinks, panini, pizza, salads, breakfast selections, and more. With tables for dining inside the museum and in the garden.