Wellcome Library

Explore the rich and fascinating story of medicine

Come and explore over 2 million items from an ancient Egyptian prescription to the papers of Francis Crick. One of the world's greatest collections for the study of the history and progress of medicine, the Library is WiFi-enabled and has bright, spacious study areas.

Please see the Library website for opening hours and details of forthcoming closures

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