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An Introduction to Designer Maker User
The new Design Museum touch tour
A multi-sensory tour of Designer Maker User, the Design Museum’s permanent exhibition, followed by a workshop for blind and partially sighted visitors.
This Sensory Trail explores the Design Museum’s permanent collection, Designer Maker User. Stopping at particular exhibits, this tour is designed to provide an introduction to contemporary design and to explore the ways in which design engages with all of our senses.
This tour provides tactile experiences and creates opportunities and accommodations for blind and partially sighted visitors to enjoy the touch, sounds and scents of the exhibition. The Sensory Trail will end with workshop activities performed by participants in response to the tour, some improvised and some pre-determined.
These tours last approximately I hour and 30 minutes.
These tours are free but bookable.
Plan your visit
The new Design Museum aims to make access to design enjoyable and welcoming to the widest possible audience. Whether you’re taking part in the dedicated Access programme or just popping in for a visit, the museum does everything it can to make sure your experience is enjoyable.