Fashion and Textile Museum - Prices, opening hours, news, events and exhibitions

About the Fashion and Textile Museum

Founded by the designer Zandra Rhodes, the museum and offers an ongoing programme of temporary displays.

The building has become a tourist attraction in its own right due to its colour scheme of hot pink, burnt orange, yellow, and bright blue.

IMPORTANT - Although venues are reopening, their hours may differ from normal, and most now need prebooking before you visit.


Fashion and Textile Museum,
83 Bermondsey Street,

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Exhibitions open at the moment

 Beautiful People: The Boutique in 1960s Counterculture
explores fabulous and rare examples from the mid-1960s era-defining stores and designers.
 Beautiful People: The Boutique in 1960s Counterculture
11am to 6pm
Ends on Sat 12th March


Exhibitions opening soon

150 Years of the Royal School of Needlework: Crown to Catwalk
A retrospective exploring the often-surprising history of one of the UK’s oldest and most revered applied arts organisations.
Open from Fri 1st April to Sat 3rd September
150 Years of the Royal School of Needlework: Crown to Catwalk

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Frequently asked questions

Do I need to wear a face mask when visiting?

The UK government does not require face masks to be work indoors at the moment, but many venues ask people to wear them, and can refuse entry if they need to.

What's the nearest railway station to Fashion and Textile Museum

The nearest station is London Bridge which is 0.3 miles away.

Fashion and Textile Museum - Latest News

Out of the Blue: Fifty Years of Designers Guild
Out of the Blue: Fifty Years of Designers Guild

An exhibition has been extended at the Fashion and Textile Museum, offering an insight into a London based design company, the Designers Guild.

Ladies who designed post-war textiles – and mens handkerchiefs
Ladies who designed post-war textiles – and mens handkerchiefs

Sitting in a modern building in the achingly fashionable Bermondsey Street is the Fashion and Textile museum, a small space for displays and talks, and of course, the obligatory fashionable café. A display that is currently on is devoted to


Recent exhibitions

Explore the work of designer and artist Josef Frank (1885-1967) in the first-ever UK exhibition of his textiles.
Explore the T-shirt in the 20th Century through this exhibition; charting the history, culture and subversion of the most affordable and popular item of clothing on the planet.
 Night and Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs
The exhibition explores the day and evening styles of the decade, complemented by photographs of the stars who championed them.
 Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution / Terence Conran – Mary Quant
Key pieces include rare and early examples of designs by Conran and Quant on display spaning the period from 1952 – 1977
Weavers of the Clouds: Textile Arts of Peru
This exhibition explores the processes and practices of both historic and contemporary Peruvian costume via garments, textiles, photographs, tools, illustrations and paintings
Norman Hartnell – A Tribute
This display of selected clothes, accessories and memorabilia demonstrates Hartnell’s innovation and lasting effect on British design and craftsmanship.

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