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The Design Museum in Kensington, London exhibits product, industrial, graphic, fashion, and architectural design. In 2018, the museum won the European Museum of the Year Award.

Reviews

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3.5/5(1,008)
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4.2/5(11,721)
Yell
1.0/5(1)

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Jan 10, 2023
The "free" content of the museum is limited to a couple of smaller displays on the top two floors which won't take you very long to look around. The more interesting content is contained in paid exh… Full review by DunelmArts
Nov 12, 2022
Although it was founded in 1989 it did not move from a former sugar warehouse in Shad Thames to its current home in the former Commonwealth Institute until 2018. Apart from a small-ish shop and an ev… Full review by futtock21
Oct 26, 2022
This is a review of the “Objects of Desire ; Surrealism and Design” special exhibition. More and more museums are becoming dependant on special exhibitions, which are charged for. Unless we are will… Full review by Stu151

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Facts

Director:Tim Marlow
Established:1989

Amenities

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Questions & answers

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Can I store my brompton foldable bike in the cloakroom?
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There was a place to chain a bike outside and the lockers are very large so could possibly fit a foldable bike in. I think you’ll be fine.
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Is the entry free for adults?
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The free exhibition whilst cleverly, but confusingly arranged, seems to have very little content, compared to other museums in the area. I don’t know what their agenda is, but it’s not …
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The free exhibition whilst cleverly, but confusingly arranged, seems to have very little content, compared to other museums in the area. I don’t know what their agenda is, but it’s not provide a comprehensive chronological history of modern design.
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It doesn't even feel like a museum!
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It’s a very small specialists museum more interesting to people who would remember the exhibits
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So empty and unwelcoming!
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To wasn’t when I went in February actually their was girls on the desk very friendly and it was filled with people
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I felt the same way!
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Such a shame they can’t get it right
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