The Design Museum

Overview

The Design Museum is the only place in the UK where the design industry, education and the public can come together to change the way people think about themselves and the future. The museum is a registered charity founded in 1989. It relocated to a spectacular modern landmark in Kensington in 2016 and has welcomed over one and a half million visitors since re-opening.
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Access Card Notes

Access Card holders with +1 get a free companion

Contact details

The Design Museum Kensington High St, Kensington, London, W8 6AG
Phone: 020 3862 5937

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access
All areas of the Design Museum are accessible by level access or by lift. There is ample seating in the public spaces of the museum.

A limited number of wheelchairs are available and should be booked at least 24 hours before.

Short Distances

Short distance
2 disabled parking spaces are available and it is suggested that bookings are made at least 72 hours (especially for weekend visits) before however bookings after this time may be possible. Please call our access team or submit an online enquiry.

Access To Toilets

Access To Toilets
Wheelchair-accessible toilets are located on the ground floor of the museum.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs
All assistance dogs are welcome.

Essential Companions

Essential Companions
Entry to the museum is available at a concessionary rate for all disabled visitors, with free entry for accompanying carers.

Accessing Visual Information

Accessing Visual Information
Magnifying panels are available for use to assist with reading the texts and captions in exhibitions and displays, please ask any member of staff.

Accessing Audible Information

Accessing Audible Information
There are hearing loops installed in key spaces in the building including the Bakala Auditorium, Admissions desk and retail points