Plan your visit


224-238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG

Opening times:

10.00 – 18.00 (Sunday - Thursday)
10.00 – 21.00 Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street (Friday - Saturday)

Permanent collection Designer Maker User open daily 10.00 – 18.00.
No pre-booking needed to see the free displays.

Please book in advance to see Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street.

COVID-19 Visit information: Please read before your visit.

What's on?

Check the current exhibitions and events programme.

Opening times and location

The Design Museum is located at 224-238 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 6AG, open daily from 10.00 - 18.00.

Safety first

This symbol indicates that the museum followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines and has a process in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.

Access information

The Design Museum aims to make everyone's visit enjoyable and does everything it can to ensure a welcoming experience to visitors with disabilities and their companions.

Membership information

Members can contact the membership team for any assistance with their bookings by emailing:

Discover the free digital guide

Enhance your visit and engage with the Design Museum from anywhere with a new digital guide, available as part of the free Bloomberg Connects app.

Are the shops and cafe open?

The museum shops are open. Shop online or visit the high street shop.
Exhibition ticket holders can visit the atrium and gallery shops during their time slots.

The cafe will reopen soon.

Sackler Library and Archive

Please note the museum's library and archive is closed until further notice.

Hotels close by

The Design Museum is delighted to work with Edwardian Hotels London as a preferred hotel partner. Customers of the Design Museum can enjoy special discounted rates at Radisson Blu Edwardian London hotels.

Get in touch

Please contact the Design Museum on +44 (0)20 3862 5900 Monday to Friday (10:00 to 17:00). For general bookings information, please submit an online enquiry or email:

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Design Museum membership unlocks free, unlimited access to all exhibitions for you and a guest, as well as priority booking for all related talks and events plus discounts in the shop.