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Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High Street, Bankside, London W8 6AG
 
 
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Daily 10am-5.45pm
 

Design Museum has 3 rooms available for private hire

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Design Museum

Hire this venue for your own event - it has three function rooms the largest of which can hold a maximum of 400 guests and the smallest is ideal for 50.

Located in Holland Park, the Design Museum has three floors and showcases contemporary design in all forms, including fashion, graphic and architectural. There are two main galleries, and the collections trace the history of design developments, from the origins of mass production to contemporary works. This was the first museum in the world to focus on the exhibition of mass-produced items and today boasts a celebrated collection of everyday objects from the 20th and 21st centuries. While the items allow visitors to reminisce about the past, the Design Museum also provides an opportunity to examine innovative prototypes for the future. The objects relate to engineering, technology, furniture, fashion and architecture. Housed in the former Commonwealth Institute, a Grade II* listed building, this unique landmark from the 1960s was brought back to life by a design team led by John Pawson. There are weekend courses for all and creative kids workshops. And, if you start to get peckish during your visit, the cafe on the first floor overlooking the park is a bit of a treat.

 

Design Museum events

 
Beazley Designs Of The YearBeazley Designs Of The YearBeazley Designs Of The YearCostumes from The Favourite, a biodegradable pregnancy test and a self-driving shuttle bus are just three of the 76 shortlisted concepts on display at the Design Museum's Beazley Designs of the Year - an annual celebration of the most original and exciting products, concepts and designers in the world. Nominations are made across six categories - f22nd October 2019Sunday 5th January 2020 Where:
Design Museum, 224-238  Kensington High Street      W8 6AG
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Ongoing
Beazley Designs Of The Year
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TIMES  18th September 2019 to 5th January 2020  PRICING  £12 (Adults), £9.50 (Concs), £6.50 (Children)
Costumes from The Favourite, a biodegradable pregnancy test and a self-driving shuttle bus are just three of the 76 shortlisted concepts on display at the Design Museum's Beazley Designs of the Year - an annual celebration of the most original and exciting products, concepts and designers in the world. Nominations are made across six categories - f... More about this event
 
Moving to MarsMoving to MarsMoving to MarsLife on Mars could be more than just a TV show a few decades from now. Exploring how we could arrive, survive and thrive on the red planet, Moving to Mars envisages the three phases of life on Mars. It's an 8-month journey to one of earth's nearest planets and this exhibition examines everything from the spaceships we need to get there to the place22nd October 2019Sunday 1st March 2020 Where:
Design Museum, 224-238  Kensington High Street      W8 6AG
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Ongoing
Moving to Mars
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VENUE  Design Museum 
Life on Mars could be more than just a TV show a few decades from now. Exploring how we could arrive, survive and thrive on the red planet, Moving to Mars envisages the three phases of life on Mars. It's an 8-month journey to one of earth's nearest planets and this exhibition examines everything from the spaceships we need to get there to the place... More about this event
 

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Design Museum Photo Luke Hayes 

   
Design Museum - Photo Luke Hayes

Design Museum Photo Luke Hayes 

 

Design Museum Space

Capacity

Theatre
180
 
Reception
200
 
Dinner
50
 

Dimensions

Length
17m
 
Width
6m
 
Area
102m²
 
 
 

Riverside Hall

Capacity

Reception
400
 
Dinner
100
 

Dimensions

Length
11m
 
Width
12.5m
 
Area
137.5m²
 
 
 

Contemporary Design Gallery

Capacity

Reception
150
 
Dinner
100
 

Dimensions

Length
11m
 
Width
18.5m
 
Area
203.5m²
 
 
 

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Abstract paintings from three distinct series including Overlappings, Quod Libet and IXEK that coincides with her retrospective at Tate Modern....More

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