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The Design Museum is an independent charity devoted to raising understanding of today's designed world, which surrounds and affects everyone.
Visit the spectacular new location on Kensington High Street, get an introduction to design in Designer Maker User and support the museum by visiting one of the temporary exhibitions or its specially-curated shops.
The Design Museum is located at 224-238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG
Design is a continually evolving subject - visit the museum to be inspired and informed by the exhibitions.
The building is free to enter and the permanent display, Designer Maker User is free. If you enjoy it, you can support the museum by leaving a small donation or visiting one of the shops.
Delve deeper into design. Join a specialist course, workshop or talk and learn more about design practise and processes from leading experts in the industry.
The closest underground stations include High Street Kensington, Earl's Court and Holland Park plus Kensington/Olympia overground station.
Open every day (excluding Christmas Day and Boxing Day) from 10:00 to 18:00 – last entry 17:00.
A curated edit of the best in design with two exciting new stores. Open from 10:00 - 17:45. The Design Museum High Street Shop is also open 10:00 - 18:00 daily
The Design Museum wants to inspire the next generation of creative thinkers and designers through regular events and activities aimed at children aged 5-11 years.
Group bookings and prices are available when booking your tickets online only. For more information call the Bookings Office on +44 20 3862 5937.
The Design Museum offers an inspiring range of learning opportunities for schools, colleges and universities.
The Design Museum's restaurant partner is Prescott & Conran who operate the Coffee & Juice Counter, Parabola bar café restaurant as well as catering for private events.
Design is a continually evolving subject - visit the museum to be inspired by the exhibitions.