10 September 2014 – Summer 2015 current display

Collection Lab

A display of highlights from the museum's permanent collection

Collection Lab





What Makes a Design of the Year?

Designs of the Year come in many shapes and forms, from design that taps into the cultural zeitgeist through to products that change the world. Join Designs of the Year nominator Alex Bec, Director of It’s Nice That and specially invited guests as we unpack what it takes to make the grade.


The Sunday Sketch: Life on Foot

An expert tutor will be on hand to lead you through a range of drawing activities in Life on Foot, from architectural drawing to studies of objects in the collection. All abilities welcome.

Plan your visit to the Design Museum

Getting here

Design Museum
28 Shad Thames
London SE1 2YD

Opening Hours

Open daily 10:00 – 17:45
Last admission 17:15

Admission and tickets

1 ticket for 3 exhibitions

£13 Adult
£9.75 Student
£6.50 Child under 16 (6–15 inclusive)

Free entrance to members and children under six

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design museum news

Design Museum website wins a Webby Award

The Design Museum, Fabrique and Q42 collected a Webby People's Voice Award at the 19th Annual Webby Awards on Monday 18 May. A huge thank you to everyone who took the time to vote.

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Design Museum is recruiting

The Design Museum is looking for bright, talented and passionate people to work at one of the most exciting times in the museum’s history, as it prepares to relocate to new expanded premises in Kensington’s cultural quarter. Come and join a team that is creating a museum for the 21st century.

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Introducing the 2015 Designers in Residence

2015’s selected designers will spend four months responding to the theme of ‘migration’, with their projects forming an exhibition from 9 September 2015 until 31 March 2016. The 2015 Designers in Residence are: Chris Green, Stephanie Hornig, Hefin Jones and Alexa Pollmann.

Designers in Residence 2015: Migration