8 March 2018 - 27 August 2018

Four collaborations between artists and scientists, integrating research from physiology, neuroscience, immunology and genetics.


Opens 17 May 2018

From folk remedies and tooth fairies to barber-surgeons and professional dentists, Teeth tells the tale of our pursuit of a pain-free mouth and the perfect smile.

Discover one of the world's greatest collections for the history of medicine.


A great family activity! Our booklets will take 5- to 10-year-olds on a journey around our permanent galleries and Reading Room.

Body Squabbles

Drugs can be good. Drugs can be bad. Read Rob's weekly webcomic, published every Friday.

Hungry for more? Join us for delicious lunches, drinks and afternoon tea on level 2.

The 2018 Wellcome Book Prize shortlist celebrates the many ways in which literature can illuminate our relationship with health, medicine and illness.