Venue hire

Located on Kensington High Street with beautiful views over Holland Park, the world's leading museum devoted to contemporary design is an architectural icon and available to hire for corporate and private events.

The Design Museum’s stunningly refurbished 1960s building offers multiple venues for a range of different events including drinks receptions, conferences, awards ceremonies, dinners, product launches and meetings.

The museum operates as a registered charity and all funds generated through venue hire go towards supporting the Museum’s vision for everyone to understand the value of design.

We are delighted the Design Museum is accredited by Visit Britain and Visit England with their ‘We’re Good to Go’ mark. Acquiring this industry standard mark means that the museum has followed Government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, to ensure a safe environment for both staff and visitors.

Event spaces

Exquisite spaces for conferences, awards ceremonies, dinners, drinks receptions, screenings, product launches and meetings.


The Design Museum’s stunning architecture and grade II listed roof is the perfect backdrop for TV and film productions, live broadcasts, photography and commercials. Contact us today to find the perfect location.


The Design Museum is available to hire for wedding ceremonies and celebrations. View the brochure here to find out more about the space options, timings, approved suppliers and next steps.

Virtual Tour of the Design Museum

Explore every floor and every room of the museum from home.

Tours, Packages & Unique Offers

Impress your clients with an exclusive tour package, a workshop or some beautiful gifts from the Design Museum Shop! See below for details about our range of amazing offers.

Approved Suppliers

The museum works with an approved list of suppliers in order to bring your event to life.

Design Plan Create

Work with the Events team to design, plan and create an event to be remembered.

COVID-19 Secure Events at the Design Museum

As we navigate through the challenges Coronavirus (COVID-19) has presented, the Design Museum is carefully following government guidelines to deliver its activities.

Location and contact

Located in stylish Kensington, the Design Museum overlooks Holland Park.

Get in touch

Visit our event team's Instagram account. Click to enquire about venue hire.