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Design Museum

Design Museum
Design Museum
Design Museum
Design Museum
Design Museum

One of London's most sought-after locations for entertaining, the Design Museum is the first museum in the world to be dedicated to modern and contemporary design. Located in an elegant modernist building on the River Thames by Tower Bridge, the Design Museum offers unrivalled views of the City of London and Canary Wharf and is a spectacular setting for any event.

The glamorous spaces, natural lighting and stunning views at the Design Museum create an ideal backdrop for any event: from press conferences and product launches, to intimate cocktail parties and exclusive dinners. You and your guests can enjoy privileged access to their riverfront terrace and critically acclaimed exhibitions on modern design history and contemporary design. Described by the fashion designer, Sir Paul Smith, as “the natural home for everyone who has ever enjoyed or appreciated design”, the Design Museum is the perfect location for your special event.


Riverside Hall

With its white walls, marble floors and floor-to-ceiling windows opening out on to the River Thames and Tower Bridge, the Riverside Hall on the ground floor of the Design Museum is a blank canvas to be transformed into the perfect setting for your event. The museum's galleries are also available for your guests to enjoy exclusive private views of their acclaimed exhibitions.

Contemporary Design Gallery

One of the loveliest galleries in London, the Contemporary Design Gallery on the second floor of the Design Museum is a bright, naturally lit modern space with panoramic views across the River Thames to Tower Bridge, the City and Canary Wharf. Here you can entertain your guests amid the Design Museum's collection of design classics and the latest design innovations.

Design Museum Space

The spectacular Design Museum Space is a customised events space with sensational views of the City, Tower Bridge and Canary Wharf. Flexible and naturally lit with state of the art technology, break-out spaces and a private entrance, the Design Museum Space is a perfect setting for product launches, conferences, creativity sessions, receptions and dinners.

Venues Individual Room Capacities

Name Reception Sit Down Theatre Area in m2
Contemporary Design Gallery  100 100 - -
Design Museum Space  200 50 180 -
Riverside Hall  250 80 80 -

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Design Museum
28 Shad Thames