Festive opening hours

We will be closed from 24-26 December, with modified opening hours from Saturday 23 December until Tuesday 2 January. Please check our full festive opening hours before you travel.

Pharmacy cross signs


7 September 2017 - 14 January 2018

The widespread and often subliminal nature of graphic design in shaping our environment, our health and our sense of self.


Powerful images as well as words are used on both sides of the debate, to varying degrees of success.

Explore the rich and fascinating story of medicine.

Join us for a free, week-long programme to explore the links between science, medicine, life and art.

Body Squabbles

When I am dead, I want my body to enrich the soil. Follow Rob Bidder's weekly comic, published every Friday.

Our shop is now available online. Browse a selection of our quirky gifts and books, delivered to your door.


Drop in

Thursday 14 December


Stock up for Christmas from our shop’s great range of books and exclusive gifts – with a free gift-wrapping service.


21 November 2017 - 7 January 2018

Young people explore their political voice with a visual campaign inspired by health issues.

Discover how graphic design is an essential part of the history of pharmacy in our six part series. 



A treasury of illustrations and objects from Wellcome’s historical collection that trace encounters with Ayurveda and Indian medicine.