We will reopen on Tuesday 18 May. To make your visit as safe and enjoyable as possible we have made a few changes. You'll need to book a free ticket in order to enter the building. Find out all you need to know.
A free museum and library exploring health and human experience
What does it mean to be human, now?
How can we care for ourselves and for each other during extraordinary cultural, social and political shifts? Our programme brings multiple perspectives and voices both into the building and across our digital platforms, based on our collecting and commissioning activities during 2020.
Wellcome Collection’s statement on anti-Blackness and racism
Our ambition is to be a place where all members of our communities can see themselves and their lives meaningfully reflected in the work that we present.
Adapting to life as a thalidomide survivor
Growing up as a thalidomide survivor meant coping with all the usual challenges of childhood and adolescence, while having to fit into a world designed for the able-bodied.
Part of Voices of thalidomide
- In pictures
Gay men in London, from persecution to Pride
Ben Gazur’s whistle-stop tour of the history of gay men in London takes us from 14th-century persecution to modern Pride events.
I'd really like to go to a supermarket
What simple pleasures are you looking at anew?
Part of Pandemic journal