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.

Plan your visit


224 – 238 Kensington High Street
London W8 6AG

Opening hours

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

For further information, please check our Opening times page.

Plan your visit

All you need to know before your visit.


We want everyone's visit to be enjoyable and work continuously to make the museum more accessible and inclusive to the widest possible audience.

See what's on

Discover the museum's inspiring programme of exhibitions and events.

Get closer with membership

Did you know that the Design Museum is a charity? As a member, you support us whilst enjoying unlimited entry to every exhibition for yourself, a guest and up to 3 children, plus discounts in the shop, cafe and learning events.

Eat & Drink

Enjoy delicious, ethically sourced drinks and snacks in our new spaces – the Design Kitchen (Level 2) and the Design Cafe (Ground floor), operated by Leafi.

Design Museum Shop

Our high street shop is located at at Kensington High Street 224–238. Inside the museum, our main shop is located in the atrium, Ground floor. There's also an exhibition shop inside Gallery 1, Ground floor. For further information, please visit the shop website, where you can also find a carefully curated range of gifts, prints and products for design lovers. As a charity, every purchase supports the museum.

About the museum

Find out more about the story of the Design Museum and its mission, vision, values and people.

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