Wellcome Collection

Wellcome Collection at Night
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A free museum and library exploring health and human experience.

Located at 183 Euston Road, London, it explores the connections between medicine, life and art in the past, present and future. The venue offers visitors contemporary and historic exhibitions and collections, lively public events, the world-renowned Wellcome Library, a café, a shop, a restaurant and conference facilities as well as publications, tours, a book prize, international and digital projects. Wellcome Collection is part of the Wellcome Trust.

Venue Type:

Gallery, Science centre, Library, Museum

Opening hours

Our doors are now open! Please visit our website to book your free ticket to visit.

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00—17:00
Wednesday 10:00—17:00
Thursday 10:00—19:00
Friday 10:00—17:00
Saturday 10:00—17:00
Sunday 10:00—17:00

Admission charges

FREE to everyone

Discounts

  • National Art Pass
Getting there

The nearest mainline stations are Euston, St Pancras and King's Cross.

The nearest tube stations are Euston Square, Euston and Warren Street.

These buses stop close to our main entrance at 183 Euston Road:
18, 30, 73, 205, 390

Items from this collection

Collection details

Fine Art, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Personalities, Science and Technology, Weapons and War

Key artists and exhibits

  • Charles Darwin
  • Napoleon
  • Mark Quinn
Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
The Friendship Bench and Refugee Astronaut

Being Human

  • 5 September 2019 — 31 December 2030 *on now

Being Human explores what it means to be human in the 21st century. It reflects our hopes and fears about new forms of medical knowledge, and our changing relationships with ourselves, each other and the world.

Featuring 50 artworks and objects, the gallery is divided into four sections: Genetics, Minds & Bodies, Infection, and Environmental Breakdown. Discover a refugee astronaut carrying their belongings to an unknown destination, sniff a perfumed bronze sculpture that smells of breast milk, listen to an epidemic jukebox, and watch a fast-food outlet slowly flood.

Suitable for

  • 11-13
  • 14-15
  • 16-17
  • 18+

Website

https://wellcomecollection.org/exhibitions/XNFfsxAAANwqbNWD

Getting there

The nearest mainline stations are Euston, St Pancras and King's Cross.

The nearest tube stations are Euston Square, Euston and Warren Street.

These buses stop close to our main entrance at 183 Euston Road:
18, 30, 73, 205, 390

Wellcome Collection
183 Euston Road
London
Greater London
NW1 2BE
England

Website

http://www.wellcomecollection.org

E-mail

General enquiries

info@wellcomecollection.org

Telephone

020 7611 2222

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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