Membership for You : Student Membership

The Design Museum explores how design shapes the world we live in.
Join the journey. Get closer to design with Student Membership.

your membership

Student Membership

£45 by credit card

Level up your career and integrate your educational path with design resources. While supporting the museum, as a Member you gain access to exclusive benefits.

Please note fee covers one year of Membership.

Exclusive Benefits

  • Exhibitions
    Enjoy unlimited free entry to exhibitions for you and a guest and up to 3 children (6–15 years old), free virtual tours, previews and more...
  • Events
    Save up to 25% on talks, courses and workshops, access selected digital events for free and members only events.
  • Connect
    Access exclusive members e-newsletters and content; meet and network with other members.
  • tDM shop
    Enjoy 20% discount in the Design Museum shop.
  • tDM Café
    Benefit from 20% off food, drinks and products.
  • Support
    A direct line with the Membership team for support and sharing your feedback.

access benefits


Members will be updated via exclusive e-newsletters on a fortnightly basis.

The members' area of the website will be your portal to discover what's on for members, book tickets to exclusive events, enter special giveaways and more...

The password to unlock exclusive video content in the members' area is included in your welcome email.

At the museum

The automatic email you receive after purchase will contain your Membership ID. Share the email or the ID to the Visitor Experience and Retail teams to enjoy membership benefits right away.

Please allow us a few days to share with you your unique digital Membership pass. As a member you won't need to pre-book standard exhibition tickets – your digital pass will grant access to you and your guest whenever you wish to visit exhibitions. Please show it at the gallery door for check-in.

You can also use your pass to get your 20% member discount in the Design Museum shops and Café. Just show the pass to our team when you are ready to pay.

Members must pre-book tickets for talks, courses, workshops and exhibition preview days following link 'Members Booking' which can be found on the related event web page.

Student ID

Please note students may be required to show a proof of their student status at any time.

It is highly recommended to bring a Student ID with you alongside your Digital Pass.


Essential Information

Membership FAQS, Terms and Conditions

The Design Museum's answers to Members frequently asked questions, plus terms and conditions.


The latests news about the museum response to COVID-19.

Get in touch

Get in touch with the Membership team, fill out the form for support.

Background Image: the Design Museum Archive / Designers in Residence Exhibition.