The Design Museum

About the The Design Museum

A museum devoted to the design of modern life - now based in a new home in South Kensington.

The main museum is free to visit, but some exhibitions are chargeable.


The Design Museum,
224-238 Kensington High Street,
W8 6AG

Admission Charges

Entry is FREE

Link to The Design Museum's website

The Design Museum Opening Hours

This Week

18th Feb
10:00am - 6:00pm
19th Feb
10:00am - 6:00pm
20th Feb
10:00am - 6:00pm
21st Feb
10:00am - 6:00pm
22nd Feb
10:00am - 6:00pm
23rd Feb
10:00am - 6:00pm
24th Feb
10:00am - 6:00pm

Next Week

25th Feb
10:00am - 6:00pm
26th Feb
10:00am - 6:00pm
27th Feb
10:00am - 6:00pm
28th Feb
10:00am - 6:00pm
1st Mar
10:00am - 6:00pm
2nd Mar
10:00am - 6:00pm
3rd Mar
10:00am - 6:00pm


Exhibitions Open Now

Discover Jon Snow's unique and colourful collection of ties crafted by the UK's last silk-weaving factory.
(Ending Soon! Sun, 25th Feb)

A major exhibition marking the 70th anniversary of Ferrari, celebrating one of the great adventures of the industrial age.A major exhibition marking the 70th anniversary of Ferrari, celebrating one of the great adventures of the industrial age.
(Open 15th Nov 2017 to 15th Apr 2018)


Exhibitions Opening Soon

Discover how graphic design and technology have played a pivotal role in dictating and reacting to the major political moments of our times.
(Open 28th Mar 2018 to 12th Aug 2018)


Forthcoming Events at The Design Museum

£10   (Tuesday, 27th Feb)
Join the Design Museum for an evening talk on luxury, sustainability and design.
Tuesday, 27th Feb

The Design Museum Map

Nearby Venues

1. Leighton House Museum
2. Kensington Palace
3. Natural History Museum
4. Science Museum
5. Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum
6. Victoria and Albert Museum
7. Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
8. Carlyle's House
9. Chelsea Physic Garden
10. National Army Museum
11. Apsley House
12. Wellington Arch
13. Fulham Palace
14. Wallace Collection
15. The Royal Mews

16. Sherlock Holmes Museum
17. The Queen's Gallery
18. Handel House Museum
19. Royal Institution (inc Faraday Museum)
20. Spencer House
21. Guards Museum
22. Chiswick House and Gardens
23. Hogarth's House
24. Ben Uri Gallery
25. The Photographers' Gallery
26. Royal College of Physicians Museum
27. Mall Galleries
28. Churchill War Rooms
29. Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)
30. British Council London