Membership for You : Membership Plus

The Design Museum explores how design shapes the world we live in.
Be part of the journey. Get closer to design with Membership.

your membership

Membership Plus for £65 by Direct Debit

or £75 as a one-off payment

Membership for yourself, with all of the below listed benefits plus bring one guest and up to 3 children (6-15 years old) to our exhibitions.

Please note fees cover one year of Membership.

Exclusive Benefits

  • Exhibitions
    Enjoy free, unlimited entry to all exhibitions from the moment you join, and receive invitations to special Member previews.
  • Events
    Be first in line with priority booking for all talks, courses and workshops, plus enjoy savings of up to 20% on tickets.
  • Connect
    Stay in the know with a bi-weekly Members e-newsletter, be the first to hear about our upcoming programme and the latest design inspiration.
  • tDM shop
    Shop for less with 20% discount in the Design Museum shop, instore or online.
  • tDM Cafe and Kitchen
    Treat yourself with an exclusive 10% discount on food and drinks.
  • Support
    A direct line with the Membership team for support and sharing your feedback.

access benefits


Your welcome email will include a unique Membership ID, which you can use to access your benefits from the moment you join.

A digital membership card will also be sent in a separate email, please note this can take up to 24hrs to generate. If you experience any issues, please contact us at

As a Member you don’t need to pre-book standard exhibition tickets, you can enjoy priority and unlimited free access. Simply present your Membership ID or your digital membership card to be scanned at the exhibition entrance.

Members must pre-book tickets for talks, courses, workshops and exhibition preview days, by following the link 'Members Booking' which can be found on the related event web page. Please note that this benefit only applies to the cardholding Member’s ticket and not those of additional guests.

To redeem your Members’ discount on our range of Design Museum shop products *, simply log into your membership account either before your purchase or at checkout.

  • Some exclusions apply

At the museum

Show your Membership ID or digital membership card to our front of house staff to start enjoy membership benefits on-site straight away.

Enjoy unlimited free access to all exhibitions and displays from the moment you join. Simply present your proof of purchase receipt, Membership ID or your digital membership card to be scanned by our Visitor Experience team at the exhibition entrance.

See exhibitions the day before public opening at our exclusive Members’ previews. Pre-book your slot online using the link provided in your e-invite.

Redeem your Members’ discount in the Atrium and High Street Design Museum shops, show your Membership ID or digital membership card to our retail team at the till.

Head to our Café to redeem your Members’ discount on all food and drinks. Simply show your Membership ID or digital membership card at the till when you are ready to pay.


Essential Information

Membership FAQS, Terms and Conditions

The Design Museum's answers to Members frequently asked questions, plus terms and conditions.


For all your Membership queries, you can email us at call on +44 20 3862 5933. Our line is open Mon–Fri from 10:00 to 17:00.

Get in touch

We love to hear from our Members, fill out the feedback form to let us know any questions, ideas or feedback.

Background Image Credit | A Member visiting the Charlotte Perriand: The Modern Life exhibition.
Photo by Felix Speller.