Design Museums in the United Kingdom

  1. National Gallery

    National Gallery

    The National Gallery is an art museum in Trafalgar Square in the City of Westminster, in Central London. Founded in 1824, it houses a collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900.

    Category Art Museums

  2. Barbican


    Open 363 days a year, the Barbican presents a uniquely diverse programme of world-class performing and visual arts, encompassing all forms of classical and contemporary music, international theatre and dance, visual arts and design, and a cinema programme which blends first-run films with special themed seasons.

    Category Art Museums

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    The British Museum

    The British Museum holds in trust for the nation and the world a collection of art and antiquities from ancient and living cultures. Housed in one of Britain's architectural landmarks, the collection is one of the finest in existence, spanning two million years of human history.

    Category Art Museums

  4. Museum of Design in Plastics

    Museum of Design in Plastics

    The Museum of Design in Plastics (MoDiP) is the only accredited museum in the UK with a focus on plastics. It is the UK's leading resource for the study and interpretation of design in plastics and a specialist research resource within the Arts University Bournemouth (AUB).

    Category Design Museums

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    London Transport Museum

    London Transport Museum explores the heritage of London and its transport system, and the stories of the people who have travelled and worked in the city over the last 200 years. The Museum's collections include original artworks and posters that have been used to promote the city's transport over the last century, as well as outstanding examples of transport vehicles and objects that are evocative of times gone by.

    Category Transportation Design Museums

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    Tate Britain

    London art gallery housing the UK's collection of British art from 1500 to the present day and hosting special exhibitions and events.

    Category Art Museums