Until 19 May Last chance to see: Book now


Discover the design evolution of the skateboard from the 1950s to today – a story of design, performance and communities progressing together. The exhibition is also host to a skateboard ramp – skaters can book an Open Skate session + exhibition ticket combined. Sponsored by Converse.

Skateboard: Book now

Permanent Collection Free Display

Designer Maker User

Explore part of the museum’s collection in this free display presenting modern designs through these three interconnected roles. Great for families, school groups and design lovers.

Plan your visit


the Design Museum
224 – 238 Kensington High Street
London W8 6AG

Opening Hours

The museum is open every day including bank holidays.

10:00 – 17:00 Monday to Thursday
10:00 – 18:00 Friday to Sunday

The Design Museum building will be closed to the public on the following dates:
• Saturday 29 June 2024 afternoon (early closure at 14:00)
• Wednesday 16 October 2024 all day
The museum's high street shop located outside the main building will remain open from 10:00 to 17:00. Apologies for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

The Design Kitchen:
• On Tuesday 14 May 2024, the Design Kitchen will be closed all day


Plan Your Visit here

See What's On

Pre-booking is recommended for paid exhibitions

The collection display Designer Maker User is open daily until 17:00 and is free to visit, no pre-booking needed. The gallery starts closing at 16:45.



High Street Shop
10:00 – 17:00 Monday to Thursday
10:00 – 18:00 Friday to Sunday

Atrium Shop
10:00 – 17:00 Monday to Thursday
10:00 – 18:00 Friday to Sunday

Gallery Shop
Accessible for Gallery 1 (Ground floor) exhibition ticket holders from 29 March until 8 September.
Opening hours follow the exhibition's opening hours.

For more information visit designmuseumshop.com

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