When the restored, renovated, and renamed Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum reopened in December of 2014, the former Carnegie Mansion took on 60% more gallery space, a revamped graphic identity, and 21st-century technology ready to enhance the visitor experience in mind-bendingly innovative ways. In celebration of all that wonderful new jazz, the museum has rolled out eye-popping exhibits that span the full gamut of its remarkable collections and wide purview.
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum2 E. 91st St.
New York City Activities
6 Museum Restaurants to Try in NYC
A morning visit to one of New York’s wonderful museums demands a refueling lunch break. Some museums have simple cafes, but several have great restaurants that are worthy destinations in themselves. Includes New-York Historical Society, The Brooklyn Museum, Cooper Hewitt-Smithsonian Museum, The Jewish Museum, Museum of Arts and Design, and the Morgan Library & Museum.