Dentures from the British Dental Association Museum. Source: Wellcome Collection. CC BY-NC-ND.
Free admission Coming soon

Teeth

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.

Explore over 150 objects including ancient protective amulets and dental bling, dentures and drills, sketches and spittoons, tooth transplants and toothpaste ads.

Get a taste of what to expect in Richard Barnett's The Smile Stealers


Our opening times will change between 5 May 20187 May 2018. Please check our modified opening times for details before you travel.

DayGalleriesLibrary
MonClosed10:0018:00
Tue10:0018:0010:0018:00
Wed10:0018:0010:0018:00
Thu10:0022:0010:0020:00
Fri10:0018:0010:0018:00
Sat10:0018:0010:0016:00
Sun11:0018:00Closed
DayRestaurantCaféShop
MonClosed08:3018:0009:0018:00
Tue11:0018:0008:3018:0009:0018:00
Wed11:0018:0008:3018:0009:0018:00
Thu11:0022:0008:3022:0009:0022:00
Fri11:0018:0008:3018:0009:0018:00
Sat11:0018:0009:3018:0010:0018:00
Sun11:0018:0010:3018:0011:0018:00

Access information

This exhibition is on level 1

Step-free access is available to all floors of the building

Large print guides, transcripts and magnifiers are available in the gallery