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Advance booking advised Gallery 1
Ferrari: Under the Skin
In an Italy ravaged by the Second World War, Enzo Ferrari and a small team decided to create the perfect racing machine. The exhibition will explore Ferrari’s powerful personality, the design and manufacturing process, the famous clientele and the future of the luxury car brand.
From the very first Ferrari to Michael Schumacher’s winning Formula One car and the newest hybrid model, the exhibition features rare cars and memorabilia displayed in public for the first time. Discover the Ferrari experience through original hand-drawn sketches, sculpture-like models and engines, alongside films and interviews telling one of the great design stories of all time.
‘Race cars are neither beautiful nor ugly. They become beautiful when they win.’ Enzo Ferrari
In collaboration with Ferrari S.p.a. and Museo Ferrari, Maranello (Italy)
'This show is well worth a spin'- ★★★★ - The Times
‘The exhibition doesn't disappoint’ ★★★★ - Londonist
‘The secret world of car design is laid bare’ - ★★★★ Culture Whisper
‘Intelligently curated and stunningly designed’ - Forbes
‘It’s not the first exhibition commemorating Ferrari’s 70-year history – but it may be the finest.' - Motor Sports Magazine
Photograph by Paul Zak
Explore the exhibition
Enzo Ferrari founded Scuderia Ferrari in 1929 and built the first Ferrari car in 1947. The exhibition starts with a look at his personal story.
From A-list Hollywood stars to jazz icons, see who has had a Ferrari throughout the years.
Explore how competitive racing has remained at the heart of Ferrari from its inception to today.
Beat the queues, book your tickets in advance.
Concession, family and gift tickets available
Make the most out of your visit, experience both Ferrari: Under the Skin and Beazley Designs of the Year at a discounted rate.
Concession and family tickets available
Join the Design Museum for an evening screening of Andrea Marini’s debut documentary Ferrari 312B: Where the Revolution Begins.
Join this multisensory tour of Ferrari: Under the Skin, for blind and partially sighted visitors.