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The Design Museum

An introduction to the history of contemporary design

The Design Museum

224-238 Kensington High St, Kensington, London W8 6AG
+44 20 3862 5900
Mon-Sun 10:00–18:00

The museum offers an introduction to the history of contemporary design with free display Designer Maker User, and opportunities to explore the present and future of design through a programme of temporary exhibitions on fashion, architecture, furniture and pop-ups. The top-floor space under the museum roof houses a permanent display with key objects from the museum’s collection. A restaurant, members’ lounge, residency studio and an events and gallery space are also located on the top floor.

Have a quick stop before exploring the museum to enjoy a selection of sustainably-sourced coffees and teas, as well as smoothies, cakes and bakes. Head up to Level 2 to enjoy brunch or lunch with stunning views of both the iconic parabolic roof and Holland Park. The Design Museum Kitchen menu offers a range of seasonal dishes, all using freshly prepared and locally-sourced produce.

FYI: The museum was founded in 1989 by Sir Terence Conran. It was originally located by the River Thames near Tower Bridge, and later relocated to Kensington.

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