About Wellcome Collection
Wellcome Collection is the free visitor destination for the incurably curious. Located at 183 Euston Road, London, it explores the connections between medicine, life and art in the past, present and future. The venue offers visitors contemporary and historic exhibitions and collections, lively public events, the world-renowned Wellcome Library, a café, a shop, a restaurant and conference facilities as well as publications, tours, a book prize, international and digital projects. Wellcome Collection is part of Wellcome.
Sir Henry Wellcome
Learn about Wellcome's founder, whose passion for medicine led him to collect more than a million objects. More about the man
Established under Sir Henry's will in 1936, Wellcome is a global charitable foundation, which aims to improve health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive. Politically and financially independent, Wellcome supports scientists and researchers to take on big problems, fuel imaginations and spark debate. More about Wellcome
Part of Wellcome Collection, the Library has more than 750,000 books and journals and an extensive range of manuscripts, archives and films. The Library also includes Wellcome Images, a major visual collection.
Through its collections and services, the Wellcome Library provides insight and information to anyone seeking to understand medicine and its role in society, past and present. More than 30,000 readers visit each year, including historians, academics, students, health professionals and members of the general public. More about the Library
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