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The Design Museum

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Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition
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Reviewed yesterday

The wall of design icons brought back so many memories, from the Trim Phone to the Sinclair Spectrum. A great way to spend a few hours, if like me you just love good practical designs. And the shop!! had to spend some £s there. And...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TroonScotland
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to see the free exhibition and was expecting something different. Indeed I had been in the Design Museum years ago in its old location, so I was a bit disappointed. The architecture of the building is amazing. There were two other exhibitions on....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Luxembourg2010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although everything there is nice to look at, the building is largely a surprisingly big waste of space. 15-30 minutes to see everything in the 3-story building. Nothing innovating, left knowing nothing new.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tyeth
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this museum with my wife, son and his partner whilst visiting London for a weekend at the request of my son who is an Architect. Although reluctant at first, I was pleased we went as it was most interesting. Many iconic designs reminded...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pete M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Your chance to view how thinks are designed and in some cases see the future. However it will bring back many happy memories of what we used to use and how fast technology has moved forward.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Paul A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this place....and loved it....There is a free component to the museum that covers all kinds of design....urban development...homeless shelters...and so on....a big segment on future of London housing etc....Then there is a section on all things design from record players, cameras, typewriters and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Harold B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the permanent exhibition with a 17 year old and 12 year old. Don’t think I have ever felt so underwhelmed by a big city museum. The permanent exhibition is squeezed into a corner of the top floor. There is a lot of wasted /...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Veronica D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting museum, quiet small so not necessary to spend ages if have young kids. 2 parts really, one bit about social housing which i found really interesting and to see the new generation of houses and complete change to how we think a house should...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sabin215
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having never been before I was unsure of what to expect! The rest of the family with me had been several times and knew the ropes.It has a wonderful range of up to date exhibits from everywhere and anywhere! One could spend a long time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Desfi43
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited on mid week morning as it was recommended by a friend. I found it easy enough and was in as it opened. It was my first ever visit, so I just stuck to the free exhibitions and areas. I spent about 90 mins...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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hrishic89
17 December 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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Response from Sananish | Reviewed this property |
To wasn’t when I went in February actually their was girls on the desk very friendly and it was filled with people
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