About us

MoDiP is grateful to Research England for its support in recognition of MoDiP's unique and significant contribution to national and international research and scholarship.


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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.


To increase understanding and appreciation of the use and significance of plastics in design.


To collect, research, interpret and present objects made of, or including components of, plastics, and therefore add unique value to the Arts University Bournemouth as a learning resource, a resource for collaborative, experimental and interdisciplinary research, and as a gateway to the AUB's wider environment.


Find out more about the museum and how to view the the collection go to the getting to know MoDiP pages.