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.


All exhibitions are free. View past exhibitions

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.


7 September 2017 - 14 January 2018

The widespread and often subliminal nature of graphic design in shaping our environment, our health and our sense of self.


21 November 2017 - 7 January 2018

Young people explore their political voice with a visual campaign inspired by health issues.


8 March 2018 - 27 August 2018

Coming soon. Four collaborations integrating research from physiology, neuroscience, immunology and genetics.