What's on

Pre-booking is recommended for paid exhibitions and events.

No pre-booking is needed to access the free displays.

Plan your visit:
Our permanent collection, Designer Maker User, is a free display and is open daily from 10.00 – 18.00.
Please note that our exhibition spaces start closing 15 minutes before the building closes.

Exhibitions and displays

The museum explores the past, present and future of design through a programme of temporary exhibitions and pop-ups.

Talks, courses and workshops

Delve deeper into design. Join a specialist course, workshop or talk and learn more about design from leading experts in the industry.


The Design Museum wants to inspire the next generation of creative thinkers and designers through regular events and activities aimed at children aged 5-11 years.

Young people

Discover more about the museum's design events, workshops and learning opportunities for young people aged 14 to 16 years.

For Schools and Colleges

Supporting the National Curriculum for Design and Technology and tailored for key stages 2 – 5, we offer students and educators design education facilities and workshops supporting a vibrant programme connected with the wider ecology of design practice, networks and communities.