Book now Open Skate Sessions available


Discover the design evolution of the skateboard from the 1950s to today – a story of design, performance and communities progressing together. The exhibition is also host to a skateboard ramp – skaters can book an Open Skate session + exhibition ticket combined. Sponsored by Converse.

Skateboard: Book now

Book now Opens 29 March

Enzo Mari

Curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist with Francesca Giacomelli. This major exhibition will celebrate the life and work of one of the greatest Italian designers of the 20th century, Enzo Mari, whose designs have inspired generations of creatives around the world. In partnership with Triennale Milano.

Enzo Mari: Book now

Until August 2024 Free Display

Future Observatory

A free display dedicated to design research on the environmental crisis curated by Future Observatory, the museum’s national research programme for the green transition.

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Permanent Collection Free Display

Designer Maker User

Explore part of the museum’s collection in this free display presenting modern designs through these three interconnected roles. Great for families, school groups and design lovers.

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the Design Museum
224 – 238 Kensington High Street
London W8 6AG

Opening Hours

The museum is open every day including bank holidays.

10:00 – 17:00 Monday to Thursday
10:00 – 18:00 Friday to Sunday

See What's On

Pre-booking is recommended for paid exhibitions

The collection display Designer Maker User is open daily until 17:00 and is free to visit, no pre-booking needed. The gallery starts closing at 16:45.



High Street Shop
10:00 – 17:00 Monday to Thursday
10:00 – 18:00 Friday to Sunday

Atrium Shop
10:00 – 17:00 Monday to Thursday
10:00 – 18:00 Friday to Sunday

Gallery Shop
Accessible for Gallery 1 (Ground floor) exhibition ticket holders from 29 March until 8 September.
Opening hours follow the exhibition's opening hours.

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