Schools and Colleges

Supporting the National Curriculum for Design and Technology and tailored for key stages 2, 3, 4 and 5, the Design Museum offers students and educators world class design education facilities supporting a vibrant and relevant programme connected with the wider ecology of design practice, networks and communities.

Online Lesson Plans

Nurture students' creativity and passion for design with these ready made lesson plans.

Design Ventura

Bringing the business of design to life with Deutsche Bank, students answer a live brief to design a new product for the Design Museum Shop.

Online Mini Challenge for year 7 and 8

Open to students in years 7 and 8 (11 – 13 years old). It will run from September – December 2020, with a rolling deadline. It offers a taster of the Design Ventura challenge for younger students.

The Idea Machine

The Idea Machine is an online idea generation tool. It generates a randomised design brief for you to answer in 60 seconds. It can be used by students of all ages to help them think about target users and come up with creative ideas.

Paper Forms Workshop Video

Follow along with this hour long paper forms workshop led by designer and educator Haidée Drew.

Hands-on design workshops

Hour-long workshops support students to gain new perspectives on the role of designers and the impact of design in everyday life. For key stages 2, 3, 4 and 5.

Self-guided visits for learning groups

The Design Museum welcomes self-guided visits for the permanent and temporary exhibitions.

Digital workshops

Come and take part in a 1.5hr session focused around 3D printing, app design or digital graphic design. For key stages 2, 3, 4 and 5.

CPD for teachers

The museum's CPD courses uses innovative ideas from the world of design to address themes that matter to educators.

Creative Quarter

The Creative Quarter is a day of free events on the 23rd November in the Kensington area for school groups with students between the ages of 13 and 19. Explore the Design Museum's offer of free events.

Discover Design - Learning website

Encourage your students to explore design objects and stories up close by using the museum's inspiring online resource including teacher exhibition materials.

Get in touch

The Bookings Office can be contacted Monday to Friday (10:00 - 18:00) on +44 20 3862 5937 or +44 20 3862 5900 or contact via the online enquiry form.

Museum address: 224-238 Kensington High Street London, W8 6AG.