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The Design Museum is one of the world's leading museums devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to graphics, and architecture to industrial design.

It is working to place design at the centre of contemporary culture. Demonstrating both the richness of the creativity to be found in all forms of design, and its importance.

Design is a hugely fertile field of inventive new work, as well as a key component underpinning the modern economy.

It provides a means for understanding the contemporary world, and, potentially, for making it a better place. The Design Museum's mission is to celebrate, entertain, and inform.

The Design Museum has created a substantial new audience for the subject, with a programme of popular exhibitions on design disciplines ranging from car design to fashion, and architecture to graphics.

It attracts more than 200,000 people a year through its doors, has a vibrant schools programme, a strong critical reputation and a commitment to academic excellence, demonstrated by its master's degree in curating design run in conjunction with Kingston University.

All areas of the Design Museum are accessible by level access or by lift. Wheelchair-accessible toilets are located on the ground floor of the museum. A wheelchair is available from Admissions.

Two disabled parking bays are located on Shad Thames behind the museum.

Please contact us on info@designmuseum.org or 0870 909 9009 if we can assist your visit in any way.

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By Rail/Underground: District & Circle Line to Tower Hill then a pleasant 10 minute walk over Tower Bridge
Jubilee & Northern Line & British Rail to London Bridge then a 15 minute walk along The Queen's Walk by the River Thames
Docklands Light Railway to Tower Gateway then a 10 minute walk over Tower Bridge.

By Car: Tooley Street SE1 car park and multi-storey parking in Gainsford Street, SE1.

Design Museum Postcode for SatNav: SE1 2YD


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