Times and prices

The museum is free to enter, tickets can be bought for the temporary exhibitions.

opening times

the Design Museum
Open every day (excluding Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day) from 10.00 to 18.00 – last entry 17.00
The museum will be open late on the first Friday of every month from 10.00 – 20.00 (last admission 19.00)

the Design Museum Shop
Open daily 10.00 - 18.00

Exhibition Prices

Beazley Designs of the Year 2018

Tickets for this exhibition are offered as access anytime day tickets.

Adult £10.90 (+£1.10 voluntary donation)

Concession and family tickets available Children under 6 years free
Members free

Last exhibition entry 17:00

Designer Maker User

Free Display
Last exhibition entry 17:00
Open from 11:00am on Monday 14 to Wednesday 16 August 2017

For the first time in the museum’s history it will have a free permanent display of its collection: Designer Maker User tells the story of contemporary design through these three interconnected roles.

Other prices

Talks and events

Discover the museum's inspiring programme of talks and events. Prices may vary, however you can use the following prices as a guide - Adult £10 and student/concession £7.50. Members receive up to 50% discount and 5 days priority booking for talks and events.

Workshops and activities

A range of workshops and activities across disciplines and age groups so everyone can learn new design skills. Visit the Workshops and activities section for further details about the free and ticketed opportunities.


A visit to the museum will inspire learners to think like designers and develop problem-solving and creative thinking skills, so vital to today's complex world. Visit the Learning section for further details about the free and ticketed learning opportunities.

Get in touch

Bookings Office

The Bookings Office can be contacted Monday to Friday (10:00 - 17:00) on +44 20 3862 5937 or contact via the online enquiry form.