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.


26 February 2015 - 21 June 2015

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

What do you have on your person that defines your identity? Every contact leaves a trace; leave yours with us.
15 Seconds

A tantalising glimpse into the lives of 26 millennials, and how they have changed between childhood and adulthood.

A youth engagement initiative for teenagers 14-19 to experiment with art and science, get creative and learn new skills.

blog post

A group of Instagramers photographed Wellcome Collection out of hours to celebrate our new and reopened spaces.



Saturday 18 July


From asexuality to sex addiction, there is a huge spectrum and variety in the experience of sexual desire.

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


Both a user's guide to the body and a celebration of its elegance, this book will transform the way you think about being alive.

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

Event series

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