We’re so excited! The Museum of Brands is re-opening on Friday 4th September. We’re busy getting the museum ready for you to make sure your visit is safe, nostalgic and, above all, fun.

You will be able to enjoy all of the Museum’s wonderful, evocative displays. We’re deep-cleaning, installing way-finding signs and pass-points, along with a host of other measures to keep you safe. To avoid having to queue, you have the option to book timed tickets. Our garden and shop will also be open and of course our fabulous Time Tunnel and the temporary display ‘When Brands Take a Stand’.

We look forward to giving you a warm welcome. Roll on 4th September!


Adults: £9
Children: £5
Concessions: £7
Family: £24
Annual Ticket: £17
Annual Friend Ticket £32
Under 7s: Free

Getting Here

111 – 117 Lancaster Road
Notting Hill, W11 1QT

Monday to Saturday
10:00 – 18:00

Sunday and Bank Holidays
11:00 – 17:00

Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday
10:00 – 18:00

Sunday and Bank Holidays
11:00 – 17:00

Last entry 45 mins before closing
Closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.


020 7243 9611


Visit us at the Museum of Brands, London’s best hidden gem, and explore how brands shape our world. 2 min away from Portobello Road, Notting Hill.


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Permanent exhibition


Our Time Tunnel shows how daily life has changed since the Victorian times and offers a view of the culture and lifestyle of our parents and grandparents. Remember the taste of Spangles, the scent of Aqua Manda, spot original Meccano sets and sing your favourite jingles as you walk down memory lane.

Temporary exhibitions


Our temporary exhibitions shine a light on special moments in history and showcase the cutting edge of contemporary branding, packaging and advertising. Take a look at the home page to see what’s on at the Museum when you visit.


Brand History in 12 objects


What will you see at the Museum of Brands? The Museum showcases over 12,000 original items from the Robert Opie collection, which together illustrate the development of our consumer society. This article highlights 12 key objects which left their mark on history, chosen by the founder of the Museum.

Visitor comments

      This wouldn't be my bright idea to spend a few hours of a Saturday afternoon in the Museum of Brands but I ended up here nevertheless. To be honest... read more

    avatar thumb MrGee1234

    5 star review  So much to learn from a visit. Even watching/listening to other visitors is a learning experience. A 'must' visit if you are at all interested in British social history.

    John Gray Avatar John Gray
    June 9, 2016


The Museum of Brands is a great place for groups looking for an educational and entertaining day out. Discover the stories of iconic brands from OXO to Marmite, and dive into the history of consumer culture. Contact us to reserve tickets, book an introductory talk, or enquire about our group deals for lunch and afternoon tea.

Call us on 020 7243 9610

Self-Guided Visiting

People visiting us at the Museum of Brands


Lead your group on an unforgettable trip down Memory Lane and learn more about consumer history together. Conveniently located in the heart of historic Notting Hill, the Museum brings back childhood memories and gives insight into how our society has evolved since the Victorian era. For groups larger than 10 we offer a 10% discount.

Introductory Talks

Learning team delivering a talk to visitors


What made Sunlight Soap innovative in the Victorian times? What was the first object in the Museum’s collection? Book an introductory talk about the history of the Museum and our consumer society for an additional £120 per group, or £90 at a concession rate. Talks take approximately 25 minutes and we can accommodate up to 25 people in one group.

Museum Quiz

Quiz for people who visit us


Challenge your group to a consumer culture quiz. Can you remember the slogans and jingles for OXO, Persil and KitKat? Using the Museum’s displays to help you, put your memory and advertising knowledge to the test. Print out and bring along to your visit.

Quiz for Coaches

Quiz for coach groups who visit us


Do you have a long drive ahead of you? Keep your group entertained along the way with our Quiz for Coaches. With three rounds of questions, this quiz will challenge your knowledge of advertising and memorable moments of consumer history. Print out before your visit.


Annual Tickets

family in the time tunnel


Our Time Tunnel evokes many memories and stories to share with your loved ones. With our Annual Ticket, you can return to the Museum any time free of charge. Our Annual Friend Ticket allows you to bring a guest every time you come. Show your children the fads and fashions of your youth, or bring a parent and learn more about their childhood. All annual ticket holders receive a 10% discount in our gift shop (excluding books).
Annual Ticket £17 / Annual Friend Ticket £32

Six Month Membership Pass

visitors at the professional development talk


Our Six Month Membership Pass offers unlimited access to our exciting talks programme, curated to inspire debate and provide insights on the topical, the innovative, and even the quirky in branding, marketing, advertising and design from key industry experts. The pass also offers free entry to the Museum every day for six months, and 10% off in our gift shop (excluding books).
Six Month Membership Pass £240 Adults / £120 Students.


Round off your visit by shopping through a wide range of books, postcards, quirky gifts and stationery, posters, retro sweets and even classic toys and games – our shop has something for everyone. All purchases directly support the Museum charity.