Wellcome hosts a number of exhibitions that explore the link between medicine and art throughout the ages. It has an amazing permanent collection of oddities on the first floor with extraordinary pieces: diagnostic dolls, Napoleon’s toothbrush, George III’s hair, erotic toys from 18th century Asia and Europe. Alongside its permanent collection, the museum has a library with a large collection of documents and objects, including more than 250,000 works of art showing the history and progression of medicine. Both the museum and library are free and open to the public.
Wellcome Collection is a museum and library based at 183 Euston Road, London, displaying a mixture of medical artefacts and original artworks exploring "ideas about the connections between medicine, life and art". 183 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BE, United Kingdom Hours: Friday 10am–6pm…
an often overlook institution that has very interesting exhibition interleaving the history of medicine and its current practice with contemporary art; welcoming and airy cafe
The Wellcome Collection is our favourite local museum- you can see Napoleans toothbrush and they usually have a number of really interesting exhibitions on.
If you find science and medicine fascinating, check out the welcome Collection as well as the Science Museum
“Dedicated cider bar with cask ales and draught beers, in a Victorian gatehouse with beer garden.”
“Real ale pub decorated with old railway memorabilia, signs and polished wood.”
“Great for book lovers, and a must for academics - this building, which was once a part of the British Library, says it houses every publication in the English language! It's exhibitions are of a very high standard, and they have a regular programme of talks, workshops and other events - it's always worth checking out what's on.”
“Discover some of the UK's most imaginative performers and theatre companies, as well as high-profile and household names throughout the year.”