Family Programs

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Family Programs

Cooper Hewitt welcomes families to learn about design together through fun and interactive ways at the museum or at home. Drop in at the museum on the first and third Saturday of each month (September to June) for immersive hands-on activities, discover the museum on your own, or explore Design at Home videos and more resources.

Activities are designed for youth ages 5–12 and their adult guardian/caregivers. Family programs are included in the price of museum admission, and youth 18 and under are always free.

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Upcoming Family Programs

To see programs for all age levels, view our Calendar.


Check out our online resources

Explore design activities you can try at home, and more.

Design at Home Videos→
Design Around Town Activity Book→
Smithsonian Learning Lab →