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The Design Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG, England
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This year we went to see the Kubrick exhibition which was brilliant. Every one of his movies ws covered as well as highlighting his working practices. The permanent exhibitions also are worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ConradHastler
Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum is a fabulous box of tricks - with a wide variety of areas to take in exhibits or just relax in the spacious environment, this place has a lot to offer. Our visit was for Stanley Kubrick and I am so pleased I...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nicely laid out exhibition of the works of Stanley Kubrik. The exhibition gives a very detailed history of Kubrik's films, explains the background and various aspects of his work.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank udihc
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's always something new I find when I visit the museum, even in the permanent exhibit. They've started to use the 1st and 2nd floors more and filled the space with more temporary exhibits which is good and should continue to do. The special exhibits...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank offthebeatentrack2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a good couple of hours at the Stanley Kubrick exhibition. Really well set up and very interesting. I think it’s still on? If you’re a fan then go.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank DENCFC
Reviewed 1 week ago

This isn't a huge museum but what they pack into the site is really interesting - fascinating in fact as remembering items that you see and the innovation that has gone into them is quite amazing.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank hotblob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the wonderful Kubrick exhibition at this brilliant museum. Thought we’d only be here for a couple of hours, ended up being there for almost six.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank allanw214
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great exhibition of Stanley Kubrick‘s films at The Design Museum. Went with my oldest son who is a videographer and we both loved it. Spent two hours but could easily have spent the double amount of time there. Was really well set up...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank bof348
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a huge Kubrick fan I had this exhibition opening in my calendar with the plan to go within the opening week. I eventually managed to get to the design museum around August only to find out that the exhibition was selling out 5-6 days...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Fardell6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free admission for the permanent exhibition. Most interesting for those interested in design but lots of great history on the design of popular items from Apple and Sony.

Date of experience: August 2019
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July 13, 2019|
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Response from alicefsmith98 | Reviewed this property |
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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December 17, 2018|
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Response from Blackheadedgull | Reviewed this property |
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... More
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Response from bettsyHarrow | Reviewed this property |
It’s a very small specialists museum more interesting to people who would remember the exhibits
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