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A front view of the Wellcome Collection building.
Exterior, Wellcome Collection. Photo: Kathleen Arundell. Image courtesy of Wellcome Collection.
Take a closer look at the links between science, medicine, life and art at Wellcome Collection, which is free to enter.

About

Explore what it means to be human at Wellcome Collection, challenging attitudes to health through exhibitions, collections and events.

What is there to do at Wellcome Collection?

The Museum and Library at Wellcome Collection looks at health and the human experience through books, manuscripts, images and objects.

Delve into the wonderful collection of images that spans the decades from the 14th century to the present day. You’ll find more than 250,000 items, including paintings, drawings, prints, photos, stamps and more, alongside audio-visual material such as television programmes and public health information films.

Don’t miss the impressive selection of books and contemporary journals covering topics ranging from modern medicine to anatomy and even alchemy and witchcraft.

Head to the archives to examine items such as personal papers, letters and photos from people and organisations with links to health.

As you make your way through the building look out for the medical and ethnographic objects on display, which also feature in Wellcome’s permanent and temporary exhibitions.

Is Wellcome Collection free?

Although Wellcome Collection is free to enter, you must book a timed entry ticket in advance.

Where is Wellcome Collection?

Wellcome Collection is in central London, close to Euston train station.

How to get to Wellcome Collection

Wellcome Collection is located close to Euston train station, with Euston, Euston Square and Warren Street Tube stations all within eight minutes’ walk.

Various bus routes run close to the Museum, including the 18, 30, 73, 205 and 390.

Cyclists can use the bike stands near the main entrance.

What are Wellcome Collection’s opening times?

The Galleries and Reading Room are open from Tuesday to Sunday, between 10am and 6pm. The Library is open Monday to Friday, between 10am and 6pm and on Saturday, between 10am and 4pm.

Prices

Child Ticket Free
Family Ticket Free
Senior Ticket Free
Adult Ticket Free

Venue Details & Map

Wellcome Collection

Address
183 Euston Road
Camden
London
NW1 2BE
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7611 2222
Email
info@wellcomecollection.org

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