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At the Design Museum: Free building tour

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Saturday 29 JuneSunday 30 June


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Design Museum

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From Exhibition Road to High Street Kensington: delve into the curious story of the Design Museum’s building. The Design Museum opened in 2016 in the former Commonwealth Institute building. The Commonwealth Institute was established, as the Imperial Institute, by royal charter from Queen Victoria in 1888 on Imperial Institute Road (now Imperial College Road) off Exhibition Road. Discover more about the fascinating history of the museum’s building in this free 20-minute tour.

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  • Adults
  • Families with under 7s
  • Family with 12+
  • Family with 7+
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