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.

The Identity Project

Season

The Identity Project was a nine-month season of activity from the Wellcome Trust, including a major exhibition and diverse events presented in Wellcome Collection, plus exhibitions, live events and films at other venues across the UK.

Exhibition

​What influences or determines our sense of who we are? What makes one person distinct from another?

Identity in depth

Find out about the science of identity, explore issues of privacy and consider the role the mind plays in making us who we are.

Article

Modern neuroscience is giving us intriguing glimpses of what that means in terms of specific neuronal activity in our brains.

Article

What influences or determines our sense of who we are? What makes one person distinct from another?