Learning and research
the Design Museum Campus
The Design Museum is a campus for design education in the twenty first century, harnessing the potential of design to tackle the challenges of today’s complex world from local to global.
We offer a portfolio of experiential learning programmes predicated on relevance, problem-solving and applied creativity inviting learners to think and act like a designer.
A range of formats is offered from one-hour workshops to three-day courses in the Swarovski Foundation Centre for Learning.
Drawing inspiration from the museum’s exhibitions and displays, our workshops and courses are facilitated by a team of design educators and creative professionals for learners of all backgrounds, ages and interests.
Creative workshops and activities for children and young people.
A vibrant programme to create pathways into design for 14 – 16 year olds to experiment and imagine a better future together. Applications are open for the 2023 programme – we're looking for young people and design leads.
Explore our digital workshops or join our hands-on design workshops that put the handling collection at the heart of students’ learning.
We offer world-class facilities and a range of inspiring programmes to open up the professional world of design to college and university students and educators.
R+D is the museum’s platform for developing new ways of teaching, showing and talking about contemporary design practice within the museum context.
Our adult learning programme is a forum for experimentation and debate featuring leading designers, thinkers and creative professionals. Explore how design is shaping today’s complex world and develop your creativity through talks, courses and workshops.
The Swarovski Foundation Centre for Learning is an inspiring facility equipped to promote and support design education in the 21st Century.
Thank you to the following supporters of the Design Museum and its learning programme.
This document sets out the Design Museum’s policy in relation to the welfare of all children and vulnerable adults visiting the museum.