Designer Maker User features almost 1000 items of twentieth and twenty-first century design viewed through the angles of the designer, manufacturer and user, including a crowdsourced wall.
A free exhibition introducing part of our collection, looking at the development of modern design through these three interconnected roles: Designer Maker User.
The free display covers a broad range of design disciplines, from architecture and engineering to the digital world, fashion and graphics.
No pre-booking needed.
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224-238 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London, Greater London, W8 6AG
020 3862 5900
Open daily, 10am – 6pm (last exhibition entry 5pm) The museum is open late on Fridays and Saturdays until 9pm (last admission 7pm).
Please check the museum's website for updates.
Exclusions and safety measures
All visitors, except members, must pre-book tickets online for paid exhibitions.
Our permanent collection is free and open daily from 10:00 to 17:45, no pre-booking is needed.
Admission slots can be booked onsite with the help of our Visitor Assistants.
Cashless purchases only. Credit/debit card or mobile payments will be accepted at the shops. However, a £1 coin is needed for the lockers (a token can be purchased by card at our Ground floor shop).
We have a brand new café located on the Ground floor – London Grade Coffee.
The library and restaurant remain closed until further notice.
Hand sanitiser stations are available onsite.
Our bike parking capacity has been doubled so that more people can cycle to the museum.
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