Learning at the Design Museum connects students with the inspirational, creative world of design practice through workshops, a unique Handling Collection, industry focused projects, digital resources, competitions and professional development opportunities.


This programme complements and extends formal curricula across DT, Art and Design and related subjects, including Primary and Secondary school hands-on design workshops Booking information available September 2016.

Colleges and Further Education

The Design Museum’s Your Studio workshops and resources support Level 3/ Pre-Degree curricula by connecting students with industry practice. Available from January 2017. Booking information available September 2016.

Higher Education

This rich programme of projects, events and resources bridges higher education and professional practice and fosters research skills. Booking information available September 2016.

Self-guided visits

Learning groups wishing to make a self-guided visit are asked to book a timed arrival slot. Advance booking is essential. Bookings information available September 2016.

Young People

Design events, workshops and learning opportunities for young people aged 12 to 19 years.

Design Ventura

Bringing the business of design to life with Deutsche Bank, students answer a live brief to design a new product for the Design Museum shop.

Discover Design

A free interactive resource to support successful planning, delivery and follow up of your visit to the Design Museum.

Design Museum R+D

R+D is the Design Museum’s platform for developing new ways of teaching, showing and talking about contemporary design practice within the museum context.

Supported by

Learning activity is generously supported by Arts Council England

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The Design Museum is now closed and will reopen on in its spectacular new location on 24 November 2016. Follow the story.

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