Exhibitions

Design is a continually evolving subject.

The museum offers an introduction to the history of contemporary design with free display Designer Maker User, and opportunities to explore the present and future of design through a programme of temporary exhibitions and displays.

Exhibition

Home Futures

Explore today’s home through the prism of yesterday’s imagination. Are we living in the way that pioneering architects and designers throughout the 20th century predicted, or has our idea of home proved resistant to real change?

free display

The acclaimed British architect and urbanist explores London’s current housing crisis and the role of architecture in creating a more humane city.

Free display

Designers in Residence 2018: Dwelling

Find out more about the innovative projects that this year's Designers in Residence are working on using the theme of dwelling.

Free Display

Designer Maker User

For the first time in its history, the museum is able to offer a free taster of its collection - featuring over 1,000 objects. Designer Maker User is an introduction to the history of contemporary design through three interconnected roles - the Designer, the User and the Maker.

free display

Material Innovation

Land Rover and the Design Museum present Material Innovation, an installation commemorating 70 years of the Land Rover brand. The atrium seats have been re-upholstered with original materials used in Land Rover vehicles from 1948 to 2018.

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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.