The new Design Museum offers an inspiring range of dedicated learning spaces including the Swarovski Foundation Centre for Learning. A visit to the museum will inspire learners to think like designers and develop problem-solving and creative thinking skills, so vital to today's complex world.


This programme complements and extends formal curricula across design and technology, art and design, and related subjects, including primary and secondary school hands-on design workshops and self-guided visits.

Colleges and further education

The Design Museum's programme for colleges and further education includes Your Studio workshops and resources supporting Level 3/ Pre-Degree curricula by connecting students with industry practice.

Higher education

This rich programme of projects, events and resources bridges higher education and professional practice and fosters research skills.

Self-guided visits for learning groups

The new Design Museum welcomes schools, colleges and universities for self-guided visits of the opening exhibitions. Here is everything you need to know to plan an inspiring self-guided visit to museum.

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.

The 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.


Thank you to the supporters of the new Design Museum and its learning programme.

Move with us


The Design Museum will reopen on in its spectacular new location in Kensington on 24 November 2016. Follow the story.

Get in touch

The Bookings Office can be contacted Monday to Friday (10:00 - 17:00) on +44 20 3862 5937 or +44 20 3862 5000 or contact via the online enquiry form.