26 February 2015 - 21 June 2015

Forensics: the anatomy of crime’ explores the history, science and art of forensic medicine.

An innovative hybrid of gallery, library and events space, designed to encourage you to indulge your curiosity.


20 November 2014 - 20 September 2015

Undress your mind and join us to investigate human sexuality at 'The Institute'. Timed tickets may be in operation at busy times.

This Friday: food and drink plus the chance to delve into the art and science of our exhibitions and collections.

How far will your curiosity take you? Discover the strange histories of six collectors in our latest digital story.

Event series

A long weekend that illuminates our human relationship with light.

Bill Bryson reveals the six books on this year's Wellcome Book Prize shortlist.


Look through the window into the world of sex and explore Natsal’s fascinating sex stats.

Sex in the afternoon is a live literature tour and four short digital films commissioned as part of the Sexology Season.

Enjoy delicious lunches, lighter plates, afternoon tea and dinner on Thursday evenings in our beautiful restaurant.

Blog post

Dr Jana Funke reflects on discussing sexology and photography with visitors to our ‪‎Sexology‬ exhibition.

Event series

We regularly run tours of our exhibitions for visitors with access needs.