The Story of the Design Museum

Learn more about the Design Museum's three-decades journey.

Made in 1989

2019 marked 30 years since the Design Museum originally opened its doors in a converted banana warehouse in Shad Thames. Find out more about the history of the museum and the exhibitions from the past three decades.

Moving to Kensington

The Design Museum opened its doors in its new location on 24 November 2016. Explore the story of the move.