20 November 2014 - 20 September 2015

Coming soon. Undress your mind and join us to investigate human sexuality at 'The Institute'.

Permanent exhibition

This exhibition presents a range of ideas about science and medicine since Henry Wellcome's death in 1936.
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The book examines techniques - from DNA analysis to entomology to digital evidence - that experts use to solve crimes.
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28 October 2014 - 9 November 2014

How will a group of young people respond to Henry Wellcome's curious array of artefacts?
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Many of our spaces are still open. Find out more about the development project.

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Our sex chromosomes, X and Y, make up one of our 23 pairs. We explore the X chromosome's story.

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​In this strategic plate-spinning game, you play an independent British smuggler selling opium in China's Pearl Delta.
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The Hub at is an exciting new opportunity that reflects our commitment to the interdisciplinary study of medicine, health and wellbeing.
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Read about a collaboration between art and psychology students and how they considered ways we "archive our memories".

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Eleanor Crook, a sculptor specialising in wax anatomical and surgical models, demonstrates the techniques employed when making a wax model.
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Wellcome Collection has a cafe, restaurant and bookshop.