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


The Design Museum building will be closed to the public on the following dates:
• Saturday 29 June 2024 afternoon (early closure at 14:00)
• Wednesday 16 October 2024 all day
The museum's high street shop located outside the main building will remain open from 10:00 to 17:00. Apologies for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

The Design Kitchen:
• On Tuesday 14 May 2024, the Design Kitchen will be closed all day

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.

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.

Design Museum Shop

Looking for design inspiration and gifts? Visit the museum's three shops or buy our curated selection online.

Eat & Drink

Enjoy delicious, ethically-sourced drinks and snacks in our new spaces – the Design Kitchen (second floor) and the Design Cafe (ground floor), operated by Leafi.

Plan your visit

Open from 10:00am, the museum is located at 224–238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG.