Design is a continually evolving subject.

The museum offers opportunities to explore the present and future of design through a programme of temporary exhibitions and displays.

Please note the museum's free display Designer Maker User,an introduction to the history of contemporary design, will be temporarily closed until further notice.


Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers

Throw yourself into the hypnotic world of electronic music and discover its global impact. Please read carefully the Safe and Sound guidelines before planning your visit.


An experiment set out to explore how designers and craftspeople adapted their working practices during the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Future exhibitions

Explore upcoming exhibitions at the Design Museum.

Touring exhibitions

The Design Museum's exhibitions tour to museums and galleries nationally and internationally.

Past exhibitions

Discover 25 years of the Design Museum exhibitions.