Design Museum

Design Museum
224–238 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6AG
  • Telephone 020 3862 5900
  • Opening times 10am–5.45pm.
  • Email
  • Website www.designmuseum.org
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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.

Events at this venue

There are 4 events at this location

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Breathing Colour: Hella Jongerius

An installation-based exhibition that takes a deeper look at the way colour behaves, exploring shapes, materials, shadows and reflections.

Wed 28 Jun

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 020 3862 5900

Thu 29 Jun

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 020 3862 5900

Fri 30 Jun

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 020 3862 5900

…and 107 more dates until 15 Oct

California: Designing Freedom

Picking up the story in the 1960s, the exhibition charts the journey from the counterculture to Silicon Valley's tech culture.

Mon 29 May

£14.50; £7.25 Art pass (£10.75; Children £7.25; £10.75; £21.75–£32.50) / 020 3862 5900

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 30 May

£14.50; £7.25 Art pass (£10.75; Children £7.25; £10.75; £21.75–£32.50) / 020 3862 5900

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 31 May

£14.50; £7.25 Art pass (£10.75; Children £7.25; £10.75; £21.75–£32.50) / 020 3862 5900

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 137 more dates until 15 Oct

Imagine Moscow

Marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution, bold architectural works and design from the 1920s and early 1930s explore a generation and cultural moment.

Mon 29 May

£10 (£7.50; Children £5; £17–£24) / 020 3862 5900

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Tue 30 May

£10 (£7.50; Children £5; £17–£24) / 020 3862 5900

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Wed 31 May

£10 (£7.50; Children £5; £17–£24) / 020 3862 5900

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 4 more dates until 4 Jun

Sandcastles

The piece features a series of large-scale sandcastles, each up to 2.5 metres tall, designed by leading UK architects.

Fri 9 Jun

Free / 020 3862 5900

  • 10:00 – 21:00

Sat 10 Jun

Free / 020 3862 5900

  • 10:00 – 21:00

Sun 11 Jun

Free / 020 3862 5900

  • 10:00 – 21:00
…and 14 more dates until 25 Jun

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