Schools and Colleges

Supporting the National Curriculum for Design and Technology and tailored for key stages 2 – 5, we offer students and educators design education facilities and workshops supporting a vibrant programme connected with the wider ecology of design practice, networks and communities.

Self-guided visits for learning groups

Organise a learning group visit to the museum. Our programme includes temporary exhibitions and free displays and a permanent collection featuring iconic designs.

Workshops for schools

Discover our on demand, design-led creative workshops for schools available for bookings in a wide range of topics.

Design Ventura

Design Ventura is a free, design and enterprise challenge for students in years 9, 10 and 11, supported by industry professionals. Bringing the business of design to life with Deutsche Bank, students answer a live brief to design a new product for the Design Museum Shop.

Resources for teachers

Nurture students' creativity and passion for design with our online resources.

Get in touch

• If you'd like to find out more about our workshops for schools or the Design Ventura competition please email:

• If you'd like to know more about self-directed learning group visits to our exhibitions please email: