Design Museum

We're Good to Go
Design Museum
224–238 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6AG
  • Telephone 020 3862 5900
  • Opening times 10am–5.45pm.
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Covid-19 precautions

What is the museum doing differently to ensure my safety? A unique queuing system to ensure social distancing

Bike parking capacity has been doubled so that you can cycle to the museum

A new paperless experience, with pre-booked online time slots only

Hands-free experience with no touch screens or interactives

Visitor capacity in the gallery has been more than halved to allow space for social distancing

All tickets are timed to a maximum of 1 hour

Extra cleaning slots added throughout the day

Hand sanitiser stations will be available, including near the lockers, so you can still drop off your bags and enjoy your visit

All visitors and staff must follow social distancing across the museum

All visitors and staff must wear a face-covering* to protect others, unless exempt *Face coverings are compulsory for all aged 11+. Face shields can also be worn, but always together with a cloth face covering.

'We're Good to Go' indicates that the museum followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines and have a process in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.
Last updated: 9 July 2021

Design Museum

The permanent exhibitions at the Design Museum feature more than 1000 items of 20th and 21st century designs, from architecture to engineering, as well as fashion and graphics. The themes of the Design Museum are viewed through the eyes of Designer, Maker, and User. The museum also hosts numerous talks and events, pop-up exhibitions and workshops throughout the year, as well as plenty of visiting exhibitions.

The Design Museum is a five-minute walk along Kensington High Street; a ten-minute walk from Holland Park Station or Kensington Olympia Station; 25 minutes from Exhibition Road in South Kensington, or 10 minutes walk along North Earl's Court Road. The District and Circle lines take you near to the museum, as does the Piccadilly Line. Buses numbers 9, 10, 27, 28, 49 and C1 stop near the museum.

  • Provides: Free wi-fi

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Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street Exhibition

Step up and discover the footwear phenomenon that has challenged performance design, inspired subcultures and shaken the world of fashion. Daily tickets are still available or you can become a member for guaranteed, unlimited access.

Sat 23 Oct

£12.50–£14 (£10.90–£12; Children £6–£7; Family £24–£38) / 020 3862 5900

Sun 24 Oct

£12.50–£14 (£10.90–£12; Children £6–£7; Family £24–£38) / 020 3862 5900