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.

Library collections online

The Wellcome Library is one of the world's major resources for the study of medical history. They are developing a world-class online resource for the history of medicine by digitising a substantial proportion of its holdings and making the content freely available on the web.

Explore the library's collections online.

The Library’s digital collections are growing to include:

  • cover-to-cover books
  • video and audio
  • entire archive collections and manuscripts
  • paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, ephemera and more.

Visit the Wellcome Library website to find out more about their digitisation programme.