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, Shad Thames, Bankside, Tower Bridge, London SE1 2YD
 
 
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Venue hire at 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 on the banks of the Thames, the Design Museum has two 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 a 1950s building re-designed by the Conran Group, the museum lies just downriver of Butler's Wharf and the old spice-importing warehouses. And, if you start to get peckish during your visit, the Blue Print Cafe on the first floor overlooking the river is a bit of a treat.

 

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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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Design Museum events

 
Cycle RevolutionCycle RevolutionCycle RevolutionExamining how cycling has changed the way we use the city, Cycle Revolution at the Design Museum brings together bicycles, clothing, accessories, equipment, film and photography. The last decade has seen a revolution in cycling, making it the biggest surge in the mode of transport since the Second World War. This surge has driven a raft of craftsma23rd May 2016Thursday 30th June 2016 Where:
Design Museum, 28  Shad Thames      SE1 2YD
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Ongoing
Cycle Revolution
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TIMES  18th November 2015 to 30th June 2016  PRICING  Adult £13, student £9.75
Examining how cycling has changed the way we use the city, Cycle Revolution at the Design Museum brings together bicycles, clothing, accessories, equipment, film and photography. The last decade has seen a revolution in cycling, making it the biggest surge in the mode of transport since the Second World War. This surge has driven a raft of craftsma... More about this event
 
Weekend PunkWeekend PunkA chance to learn how to make flyers, posters, fanzines and fashion with limited resources.25th June 2016Sunday 26th June 2016 Where:
Design Museum, 28  Shad Thames      SE1 2YD
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Free Event 
Weekend Punk
event  Running from Saturday 25th June 2016 until Sunday 26th June 2016
TIMES  Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th June 2016 - 12noon-5pm  PRICING  Free
A chance to learn how to make flyers, posters, fanzines and fashion with limited resources.
 
 

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David Baddiel: My Family: Not The Sitcom
Theatre | Until 25th June 2016 

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The City Garden by Rebecca Louise Law
The City Garden by Rebecca Louise Law
Exhibitions | Until 25th September 2016 

The City Centre 1.39 miles from Design Museum

For the first exhibition at The City Centre artist Rebecca Louise Law, who works from a studio on Columbia Road, ...More

 
Measure For Measure
Theatre | Until 29th May 2016 

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Heady Conduct stages Shakespeare's dramatic tragi-comedy set in a Vienna ravaged by immorality and twisted desire....More

Missoni Art Colour
Exhibitions | Until 4th September 2016 

Fashion and Textile Museum 1.96 miles from Design Museum

Famous for its bold, geometric patterns and bright coloured fabrics, an exhibition exploring more than 60 years of fashion at ...More

Georg Baselitz
Exhibitions | Until 3rd July 2016 

White Cube Bermondsey 2.04 miles from Design Museum

Large-scale paintings, sculpture and works on paper, installed across several of the galleries. Highlights include a work in which the ...More

Tower Of London Tickets
Tower Of London Tickets
Attraction | Next performance 24th May 2016 

Tower Of London 2.04 miles from Design Museum

With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of ...More

 
Tower Bridge Exhibition Tickets
Tower Bridge Exhibition Tickets
Attraction | Next performance 24th May 2016 

Tower Bridge Exhibition 2.11 miles from Design Museum

Competing with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points ...More

 
Cycle Revolution
Cycle Revolution
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2016 

Design Museum 2.18 miles from Design Museum

Examining how cycling has changed the way we use the city, Cycle Revolution at the Design Museum brings together bicycles, ...More

 
Barjeel Art Foundation Collection: Imperfect Chronology Ā– Mapping the Contemporary I
Exhibitions | Until 14th August 2016 

Whitechapel Gallery 2.29 miles from Design Museum

Photography and video works made between 1990-98, including Moroccan artist Yto Barrada's photograph Rue la Liberte (2000) of two men ...More

Imprint 93
Exhibitions | Until 25th September 2016 

Whitechapel Gallery 2.29 miles from Design Museum

An archive display which brings together rarely seen material from a 1990s mail art project featuring artists such as Jeremy ...More

 
 
 
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