Design is a continually evolving subject. The Design Museum offers opportunities to explore the present and future of design through a programme of temporary exhibitions and displays.

The collection free display, Designer Maker User, is open from 10.00 - 18.00. No pre-booking is needed to access the free displays.

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Waste Age: What can design do?

Can design help solve the problem of waste? Discover how imaginative new approaches and ingenious new materials could shape a cleaner future.

Amy: Beyond the Stage

Celebrate the legacy and creativity of one of the greatest musicians of our time, Amy Winehouse.

The Conran Effect

Enjoy a free display celebrating the life and work of the Design Museum founder, Sir Terence Conran, to mark what would have been the 90th birthday of the acclaimed British designer.

Designer Maker User

Designer Maker User is an introduction to the museum’s collection, looking at the development of modern design through these three interconnected roles.

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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.