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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
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
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
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