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Permanent exhibition

This exhibition presents a range of ideas about science and medicine since Henry Wellcome's death in 1936.

Permanent exhibition

This exhibition reunites a cross-section of extraordinary objects from Henry Wellcome's collection.


15 September 2016 - 15 January 2017

Tracing the rise and fall of the mental asylum and how it has shaped the complex landscape of mental health today.


20 October 2016 - 30 October 2016

Meander your way around Wanderland, responding to creative cues to explore how our minds wander.


1 December 2016 - 21 May 2017

COMING SOON Examining the historical origins of our ideas about other animals and the consequences of these for ourselves and our planet.


23 February 2017 - 2 July 2017

COMING 2017 The natural power of electricity is all around and one of the most potent symbols of the modern world.