Families are welcome all year round, and with regular events and activities on offer there are plenty of opportunities to be creative and to have fun exploring design together.

Create and Make

Designing and making activities inspired by the Design Museum's exhibitions for children aged 5 - 11. Drop in and get creative!

Create and Make

Family Trails

All family visitors can pick up a free family trail upon arrival and explore the museum as a family, discovering design together. Family Trails are available free of charge from the admissions desk. Please request one upon arrival.

Family Day

A creative bonanza! Family Day sees the whole museum taken over by free design activities for children. Sign up to the newsletter to hear about the next Family Day at the museum.

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  • Pushchairs are welcome in the museum and all levels of the museum are fully accessible by lift.

  • Baby changing facilities are available on the ground floor in both male and female toilets.