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23 February 2017 - 25 June 2017

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



Fully booked

Thursday 29 June


Hear the story of physician Elliotson’s battle to spread the word about mesmerism in the face of furious opposition.

Permanent 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.