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Wellcome Collection...

Watch the video above to find out what we do and why we do it.

Wellcome Collection is a free visitor destination for the incurably curious. Located at 183 Euston Road, London, it explores the connections between medicine, life and art in the past, present and future. The venue offers visitors contemporary and historic exhibitions and collections, lively public events, the world-renowned Wellcome Library, a café, a bookshop and conference facilities.

Sir Henry Wellcome

Learn about the Wellcome Trust's founder, whose passion for medicine led him to collect more than a million objects. More about the man

Wellcome Trust

Established under Sir Henry's will in 1936, the Wellcome Trust is now the world's largest independent charitable foundation funding research into human and animal health. More about the Trust

Wellcome Library

Part of Wellcome Collection, the Library has more than 750 000 books and journals and an extensive range of manuscripts, archives and films. The Library also includes Wellcome Images, a major visual collection.

Through its collections and services, the Wellcome Library provides insight and information to anyone seeking to understand medicine and its role in society, past and present. More than 30 000 readers visit each year, including historians, academics, students, health professionals and members of the general public. More about the Library

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