Design Museum

Art Museum
28 Shad Thames
London, Greater London SE1 2YD
+44 20 7403 6933
10:00am - 5:45pm
10:00am - 5:45pm
10:00am - 5:45pm
10:00am - 5:45pm
10:00am - 5:45pm
10:00am - 5:45pm
10:00am - 5:45pm


  • Lesser known museum, great current exhibition about the last 40 years of design in the UK.
  • The brainchild of Sir Terence Conran, the worlds first modern design museum opened in 1989, devoted to every aspect of design from furniture to graphics, and architecture to industrial design.
  • Covering all aspects of design from graphic to furniture.
  • The future isnt possible without innovative design and efficient use of scarce resources. The Design Museum upholds its mantra by showing the best of design and architecture - A lesson in lifestyle
  • Small museum with interesting exhibits and fantastic shop. Definitely worth the entrance fee.
  • Opened in 1989, this riverside museum by Tower Bridge encompasses modern and contemporary industrial and fashion design, graphics, architecture and multimedia.
  • I am a designer and this bored me. Give it a miss.
  • The Blue Print Cafe is just inside and a great way to finish off a day of culture with a great meal.
  • Really good quality exhibitions (no permanent collection) and take a look at the shop!
  • go n see john pawson show
  • Erm. . . sorry, not worth 8.50 !
  • Go to see the Brit Insurance Design Award 2010 before it finishes on October 31.
  • This is the year that the Design Museum finally relocates to its glittering new home, the former Commonwealth Institute in Holland Park.
  • Great building with very interesting exhibitions !
  • Just opened 'Hello, my name is Paul Smith' is a beautiful exhibition for those who like design and fashion. Great inspiration and work!
  • New exhibition on 3d printing - The Future is Here
  • There're many different kind of arts,worth being visited!
  • Design Overtime takes place irregularly every few months, when the museum opens from 6pm to 10pm for talks and workshops based on the current exhibitions
  • Bit expensive for what it is, but the gift shop's amusing.
  • Spend some time at the shop, great books and gifts!

Nearby places

53 Bankside
Southwark St
34 Shad Thames, Butlers Wharf