Support the museum

The Design Museum is a registered charity generating most of its operating budget from admissions, retail, charitable donations and sponsorship.

Creating the new museum was a hugely ambitious undertaking and one which would have not been possible without the support of the Arts Council, Trusts and Foundations, companies and individuals.

Help us create the most inspiring and engaging Design Museum in the world.

The Design Museum is determined to survive and thrive, but it needs your help.

Corporate Support

The Design Museum is an award-winning and internationally recognised institution that plays an important role in putting design at the heart of the cultural agenda.

Venue Hire

The Design Museum has a number of spaces that can be hired for events of all sizes. We can accommodate meetings, receptions, conferences, filming, weddings, outdoor events, tours and much more.

Individual Support

Develop your personal relationship with the Design Museum and support the vital work of the museum.

Become a Member

Support the Design Museum as a member, and enjoy unlimited free entry to exhibitions. Find out more about membership benefits, and become a part of the museum.

Trusts and Foundations

Trusts and foundations support a range of dynamic museum programmes to help realise the museum’s vision that everyone understands the value of design.

Thank You

The Design Museum would like to thank the trusts and foundations, companies and individual donors who are vital partners in its work.

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