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The new Design Museum touch tour

A multi-sensory tour of the new Design Museum for blind and partially sighted visitors.

What to expect

This Sensory Trail gives the audience an opportunity to learn a bit more about the new Design Museum, stopping at interesting features across a trail designed to explore physical features and a tactile walkway around and within the building.

This trail provides tactile experiences and creates opportunities and accommodations for blind and partially sighted visitors to enjoy the touch, sounds and scents of both the outdoors and indoors.

The Sensory Trail will end with workshop activities performed by participants in response to the tour, some improvised and some pre-determined.

The tour will last approximately I hour and 30 minutes. If you are interested in this free tour, please book online.

Booking Information

This event is free but must be booked in advance.

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The new Design Museum BSL tour

The Design Museum provides a British Sign Language Tour of the new Design Museum for deaf and hard of hearing visitors.

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Plan your visit


The new Design Museum aims to make access to design enjoyable and welcoming to the widest possible audience. Whether you’re taking part in the dedicated Access programme or just popping in for a visit, the museum does everything it can to make sure your experience is enjoyable.

Plan your visit

The new Design Museum is now open in its brand new home in Kensington. The new location is 224-238 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6AG.