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MoMA Design Store

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Address: 44 W. 53rd St, New York City, NY
Phone Number: (212) 767-1050
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if you are looking for an unusual and quality gift from NYC shops here. lots of different things and some great homewear and jewelry.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

if you are looking for an unusual and quality gift from NYC shops here. lots of different things and some great homewear and jewelry.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Had so much fun looking around and making unusual purchases! great shop to get someone something unusual.....

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We always stop by the design store either before or after we visit MoMA. Well worth the time... they stock unusual, fun, inventive, creative things here - household objects, jewelry, toys, accessories, etc.

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is a wonderful shop where one can find interesting gifts and unique household gadgets. There is a wonderful selection of poster art that keeps your memory of the museum alive. If you have spent the time and effort to see the MoMA, do not forget the design store. BTW, there is a second location in SoHo but I still... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Stopped by on the way to the MoMA and enjoyed looking at all of the museum-inspired gadgets and housewares. The store even includes a mini MUJI section in the back. Great source for interesting and unique gifts.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

you can find weird and innovative versions of everything from mundane items to WOW pieces of furniture. we came for Christmas cards and scored a bunch of Sabuda pop up cards...our favorites. Happy New Year everyone :^)

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The gift shop has some fun stuff, inspired by Modern Art, Some items are very useful modern design that can be used in the kitchen or the office. Come in after Christmas for a lot of wonderful Christmas cards and ornaments that are usually more expensive

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

You can find something for everybody and anybody here...including yourself. Lines were long and the store was crowded because of the holidays but they are organized and the lines go quickly.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Love, love, love the MoMA design store! Great place to Christmas shop and bring home something truly unique.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I had fun walking around the store, looking at all the unique things there. The store managers are good at finding almost art pieces themselves to be in the store, but it was waaay too expensive. Although, going into a store like that, you kind of have to expect that.

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