Plan your visit


224-238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG

Opening times:

10.00 – 18.00 (Sunday - Thursday)
10.00 – 21.00 (Friday - Saturday)*

*Except for the permanent collection Designer Maker User - open daily 10.00 – 18.00.

No pre-booking is required to see the free displays.

What's on?

Check the current exhibitions and events programme.


The Design Museum is located at 224-238 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 6AG.

Self-guided visits for learning groups

The Design Museum welcomes schools, colleges and universities for self-guided visits of its exhibitions.

Membership information

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

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.

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?

Shop online or visit the museum's three shops onsite:

HIGH STREET SHOP open daily 10.00 to 18.00
ATRIUM SHOP open daily 10.00 to 17.45
GALLERY SHOP Accessible for ticket holders of the Waste Age exhibition.

The cafe and restaurant are currently closed.

Sackler Library and Archive

The museum's library 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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Become a member

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.