Exhibition ★★★★ Evening Standard
WEIRD SENSATION FEELS GOOD: The World of ASMR
Have you ever heard a sound that has brought you a sense of calm? Or even made your skin tingle?
Millions around the world are part of an online community who experience ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response): a physical sensation of euphoria or deep calm, sometimes a tingling in the body, triggered through sound, touch, and movement.
This is the first exhibition of its kind to lift the world of ASMR out from your screen and into physical space. Step into an acoustically tuned environment and understand how people are using new and existing tools and materials to navigate our complex world.
Explore the emerging field of creativity that has grown up around this feeling and the work of designers and content creators who try to trigger it in their viewers.
The exhibition is curated in collaboration with ArkDes, the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design.
watch: Life of the ASMRtists
Online booking in advance is essential.
Adult tickets from £9.50
Student tickets from £7.20
Family tickets from £21.00
Adult tickets from £10.90
Student tickets from £9.75
Family tickets from £21.75
Other concession tickets are available.
Present your exhibition entry ticket for 10% off food and drink at London Grade Coffee located on the ground floor.
Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Visit our terms & conditions page for further information.
You can download the exhibition text in a large print format from the access information page.
Get closer with membership Our members enjoy a whole year of discounts to our events, shops and café, access to private views, and free exhibition entry for an adult and a guest. With some excellent exhibitions coming up in 2023, including Ai Weiwei’s first foray into design, Skateboards and Saris, it’s an exciting time to join. Plus, every purchase supports the museum.
A limited number of tickets are available through our Emerging Designers Access Scheme. If you are an emerging designer and facing financial barriers to attend, please register.
From mind-tickling motion graphics to an animated artificial tongue – here's 10 unmissable items from our exhibition.