Membership for You : Membership Plus

The Design Museum explores how design shapes the world we live in. Join today to enjoy priority access to a vibrant programme of talks and events, discounts in the shop and unlimited free entry to exhibitions, for you and a guest.

Following official advice from Government and Public Health England, the museum is temporarily closed until further notice. If you become a member at this time, please be aware you won't have access to your membership benefits until we reopen.

Membership benefits

Member Plus (£75 per annum)

£65 by Direct Debit

Please be aware that the museum is currently closed until further notice.

Member Plus members are entitled to the following for the duration of their membership:


Members enjoy unlimited free and priority access to all ticketed exhibitions - without booking a ticket in advance. Simply show your current membership card to gain entrance. Members can bring a guest and three children aged 15 and under.


Enjoy a priority booking period each season and save up to 25% off select courses and workshops.

Members' Lates

Members are invited to exclusive private views of the museum’s latest headline exhibitions. Become a member to find out more about the next members' late.

10% off in the shop

Take home a piece of classic design with a 10% discount in the Design Museum shops.

Food & Drink by Searcys

Design Museum members receive a 20% discount on food and drink from the ground floor café, plus get a free tea or filter coffee from 10am-12pm or 3pm-5.30pm each day.


As a member you will receive a monthly e-newsletter with information about what is going on at the museum and upcoming events, plus news and offers from our partners. Make sure you're opted in to receive these announcements.

Your membership explained

Read more about your benefits as a member and the museum's answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about membership. For more information, contact the Membership team at

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