Plan Your Visit

Wood-paneled, interior exhibition space with multiple examples of personal, protective equipment, including face masks, face-shields and hospital scrubs, displayed on grey standing mannequins, grey mannequin heads and in colorful posters and blown-up photographs.

ADMISSION to Cooper Hewitt

Buy General Admission Tickets

Adults $18, timed-ticket required
Visitors with Disabilities $10, timed-ticket required
Seniors (62 & above) $12, timed-ticket required
Students $9, timed-ticket required
18 & under Free, timed-ticket required
Cooper Hewitt Members Enjoy free access anytime, no timed-ticket required
Guest of Cooper Hewitt Member $9, no timed-ticket required (up to 6 per visit)

Pay What You Wish, Wednesday through Monday, 5 to 6 p.m.

Complimentary and discounted tickets are offered through a variety of partnership and affiliate programs. Learn more.

PLEASE NOTE:
Limited galleries are open on the second floor, due to exhibition changeover. See exhibitions currently on view.

HOURS OF OPERATION
MUSEUM, SHOP, GARDEN AND CAFE

Wednesday–Monday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, closed.

Holiday Closures:
Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

GETTING HERE

All visitors must enter at 2 East 91st Street with their timed-entry ticket. Visit our Getting Here page for more information on public transportation and parking near the museum. For accessible entrance, please inquire with staff at the 2 East 91st Street entrance.

VISITOR GUIDE

Explore Cooper Hewitt using our virtual visitor guide complete with information on current exhibitions and suggested routes through the galleries. Download the guide ahead of your visit or access it on site with our free WiFi.

TOURS AND PROGRAMS

All on-site public tours are currently suspended. Please visit our upcoming events page for information on programs and workshops.

AMENITIES

Tickets are not required to visit the Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden, the museum cafe, and SHOP Cooper Hewitt.

ACCESSIBILITY

Cooper Hewitt offers a variety of access services so that everyone may enjoy the museum to the fullest extent possible. Learn more about Cooper Hewitt’s accessibility services and exhibition accommodations. For accessible entrance, please inquire with staff at the 2 East 91st Street entrance.

Become a Member

Become a Cooper Hewitt member to explore all that the museum has to offer! Members always enjoy unlimited free admission, access to special member events, savings at the SHOP and cafe, and more—and make Cooper Hewitt’s work possible. Join today!

HEALTH & SAFETY MEASURES

The following safety measures are in place to protect the health of our visitors, staff, and volunteers based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local governments. We ask that all visitors, including those who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, follow these safety measures to protect everyone’s health.

IF SICK, STAY HOME

We are asking all visitors who are sick or feel unwell to please stay home.

Please wash and sanitize hands frequently during your visit and practice good hygiene. Hand-sanitizing stations will be available throughout our facility.

MASKS recommended

Visitors are not required to wear masks while indoors, however they are highly recommended.

SOCIAL DISTANCING

We encourage visitors to maintain a safe social distance of six feet or more between households and groups when possible.

PROOF OF VACCINATION

Visitors are not required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter the museum, SHOP or cafe.

PERSONAL BELONGINGS

We encourage you to limit the number of personal belongings and bags you bring into our facilities. Please note that we do not offer coat or bag storage at this time.

 

Featured Image: Installation photo of "Design and Healing: Creative Responses to Epidemics" at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. Photo: Matt Flynn © Smithsonian Institution