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Venue details

  • Address:

    Design Museum 28 Butlers Wharf
    Shad Thames
    SE1 2YD

  • Venue phone:

    020 7940 8790

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  • Opening hours:

    Daily 10am-5.45pm (last adm 5.15pm)

  • Transport:

    Tube: London Bridge

  • Price:

    £12.40, £9.30 concs, £6.20 children (age 6-16), under-6s free

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What's on at Design Museum



Designers in Residence

Things to do

The Designers in Residence exhibition showcases the work of designers at the beginning of their careers and includes events that give designers the opportunity to interact and engage with the public while using the showcase as a test-bed for ideas, designs...

  1. Wed Sep 10 – Mon Feb 2 2015
  2. Design Museum
  3. £12.40, £9.30 concs, £5.60 6-16s, free u...
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Designers in Residence: Disruption

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The Design Museum's annual celebration of new and emerging design talent takes the theme of disruption for 2014. Four designers have each received a bursary and budget to create a new commission for the exhibition, each interpreting the theme in their...

  1. Wed Sep 10 – Sun Mar 8 2015
  2. Design Museum
  3. Free with admission
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Designs of the Year

Things to do, Art and design

The 2014 edition of this annual exhibition – run in conjunction with the Design Museum’s awards of the same name – celebrates the most innovative and inventive work in the worlds of architecture, fashion, furniture, graphics and more. This year’s 76 nominations...

Designs of the Year
  1. Thu Jul 24 – Mon Aug 25
  2. Design Museum
  3. (incl museum entry) £12.40, £9.30 concs,...
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Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture

Sculpture, Things to do, Mixed media, Drawing and illustration, Photography

A diverse range of architectural models, original drawings, travel sketches, photographs and films. The exhibition includes a four-metre-high model of the City Tower designed for Philadelphia (1952-57), as well as previously unseen film footage shot by...

Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture
  1. Thu Jul 24 – Sun Oct 12
  2. Design Museum
  3. £12.40, child £6.20, NUS £9.30, mems/und...
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Time Machines: Daniel Weil and the Art of Design

Things to do, Design

Thirty-five years ago, Daniel Weil arrived from his native Argentina to study design at the Royal College of Art. His reaction to political and post-industrial freedom produced the Bag Radio in 1981, followed by a continuous series of inventive objects,...

Time Machines: Daniel Weil and the Art of Design
  1. Thu Jul 24 – Sun Aug 31
  2. Design Museum
  3. £12.40, £9.30 concs, free under-6s
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Women Fashion Power

Things to do

Whether it's shoulder pads, twinsets or a dress made of meat, what a women wears is one of her most complex forms of self-expression. Influential women throughout history have used fashion to their advantage. This exhibition looks at the wardrobes of...

Women Fashion Power
  1. Wed Oct 29 – Sun Apr 26 2015
  2. Design Museum
  3. Free with admission
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Andy Smith

Just two floors of this building are for exhibitions. When we visited one floor was given over to contemporary jewelry, which was mostly pretentious or pornographic. The other exhibition was exactly what you would expect from a Design Museum. It showcased and explained brilliant design extremely well, it left us hungry for more - but there was no more. The little coffee area, the shop and the location are great, it's just a shame there wasn't more museum.