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Book your Electronic tickets online


Please read carefully the Safe and Sound guidelines and pre-visit checklist below.

Safe and Sound - Frequently Asked Questions

Online tickets only, mandatory face coverings, bring your own wired headphones, reduced capacity and more. Preparing for your visit and working together to keep everyone safe.


Priority Guestlist with Membership

As an independent charity severly impacted by the lockdown, the Design Museum has never needed its members more.

Become a member today and enjoy a year of priority free entry for you and a guest, plus up to three children aged 15 and under, plus exclusive discounts in the shop.

  • Please note membership can only be purchased online.

  • After purchase, new members will receive a link to pre-book their free priority time slot for the exhibition. You must book your free tickets in advance before you visit the museum.

  • As a member, you can book two free tickets online, for yourself and your plus one. If you wish to additionally book up to three children's tickets for free, please contact to arrange this.

  • If members' slots are also sold out and you can't get access on your preferred dates, please email no later than 48 hours after your purchase and your membership will be refunded.


Ticket prices

Adult £18

Child (6 - 15 years) £9

Student/concession* £13.50

Family 1 (1 adult + 3 children) £26.50

Family 2 (2 adults + 3 children) £41

Art Fund Members (membership cards will be checked at the door) £9

Children under 6 years free
Members enjoy free, unlimited entry to temporary exhibitions

Voluntary donation: On the next page you will be asked for a voluntary donation of at least 10% on the price of your ticket. As an independent charity, every donation is vital in enabling the museum to stay open for you and achieve its charitable aims.

*Concession tickets include seniors (over 60 years), disabled visitors and companion and job seekers.

During late openings, the last entry time to the exhibition is 19.30.
On regular days the last bookable time slot is instead 16.30.

For enquiries outside office hours please submit an online form here.

Ticket Mate Fund

Pay it forward and support the local community

Help everyone join the party!

Ticket Mate Fund is a new pay it forward scheme that offers you the chance to donate a ticket to young people and adults in the local community for whom price might be a barrier to participation - including those most affected by the Coronavirus crisis.

gift vouchers

You can buy vouchers for your friends, family and colleagues. An e-voucher will be emailed to the gift recipient and they'll be able to use that credit to book a time slot on their preferred day.

Please note only Adult ticket types can be purchased with the gift vouchers and the museum is unable to offer partial refunds for any unredeemed value following the use of a Voucher Code.

group bookings

Group bookings for are suspended at the moment. Please check private tour packages as an alternative.

private tour

Enjoy Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers with your family and close friends booking a private tour. Make an enquiry online today with the booking office or call +44 20 3862 5937. (Mon - Fri 10.00 to 17.00).

Please name your enquiry ELECTRONIC PRIVATE TOUR.