10 great things to do at the Design Museum

A visit to the museum could mean a quick coffee-on-the-go or hours of taking in the free displays and temporary exhibitions.

See these ten great ideas to get you started.

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Coronavirus update – the museum remains open with no change to visiting hours, in line with advice from UK Government and Public Health England.

Where is the Design Museum?

The Design Museum is open daily, 10.00-18.00 (excluding Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day) at 224-238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG.

What can you do at the museum?

See a 3D printer in action...

...and discover some of the amazing objects it has produced.

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Design a car in Design Maker User...

...with a new bespoke app developed by Jaguar Land Rover.

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Enjoy a cake and coffee...

...in the Design Museum Cafe, located in the Atrium.

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Visit one of the temporary exhibitions

Design is a broad and constantly-evolving subject. Delve into different topics and disciplines through the museum's programme of temporary exhibitions.

Find out more about the exhibitions

Enjoy a free display

From graphic design to architecture and more, the Balcony Gallery on Level 1 hosts a programme of temporary free displays exploring the impact of design on the world and our daily lives.

Find out more about what's on today

Take some design home!

Browse for design classics and new products in two shops.

Or shop online...

Learn more about design

A campus for design education in the twenty first century, harnessing the potential of design to tackle the challenges of today’s complex world from local to global.

Find out more about the Design Museum Campus

This is just the beginning. From talks to workshops and special events, there's always something happening at the museum.