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Wellcome Collection at Wellcome Collection. A look at the human condition through two permanent exhibitions, rotating temporary exhibitions and a well respected library.

 

About Wellcome Collection

A major and fascinating cultural venue, the Wellcome Collection combines three galleries: 'Medicine Man', 'Medicine Now' and 'special exhibitions'. In addition you'll find the famous Wellcome Library, cafe, bookshop and a 'forum' to consider issues of science, health and human identity. The 1,300 objects on display show the great variety of considerations that these topics include. More about Wellcome Collection


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Making Nature: How we see animalsMaking Nature: How we see animalsMaking Nature: How we see animalsPart of the Wellcome Collection's year-long exploration of our relationship with the natural world, Making Nature: How we see animals brings together over 100 objects to explore how humans relate to animals - a question that has captivated philosophers, anthropologists, scientists, ethicists and artists for centuries. Covering literature, film, tax2017-01-18T00:00:00+00002017-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Wellcome Collection, 183  Euston Road      NW1 2BE
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Art and Antiques | PRICING  Free  
DATES  1st December 2016 to 21st May 2017
Part of the Wellcome Collection's year-long exploration of our relationship with the natural world, Making Nature: How we see animals brings together over 100 objects to explore how humans relate to animals - a question that has captivated philosophers, anthropologists, scientists, ethicists and artists for centuries. Covering literature, film, tax... More about this event
 
Electricity: The Spark of LifeElectricity: The Spark of LifeElectricity: The Spark of LifeDon't be shocked... the Wellcome Collection's new spring 2017 exhibition, Electricity, may be full of surprises but it's also an education. It gave life to Frankenstein's monster but electricity can used as a life-giving force in real life too. This exhibition shows the developments in the application of electricity in healthcare as well as its con2017-02-23T00:00:00+00002017-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Wellcome Collection, 183  Euston Road      NW1 2BE
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Free Event 

event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Art and Antiques | PRICING  Free  
DATES  23rd February to 2nd July 2017
Don't be shocked... the Wellcome Collection's new spring 2017 exhibition, Electricity, may be full of surprises but it's also an education. It gave life to Frankenstein's monster but electricity can used as a life-giving force in real life too. This exhibition shows the developments in the application of electricity in healthcare as well as its con... More about this event
 
Making Nature: Part IIMaking Nature: Part IIMaking Nature: Part IIThe second part of a year-long exploration by the Wellcome Collection into how humans relate to other animals and the world around us. Making Nature asks the question that has captivated philosophers, anthropologists, scientists, ethicists and artists for centuries. With contributions from visitors to the Wellcome Collection, this exhibition consid2017-06-22T00:00:00+01002017-09-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Wellcome Collection, 183  Euston Road      NW1 2BE
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Free Event 

event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Art and Antiques | PRICING  Free  
DATES  22nd June to 10th September 2017
The second part of a year-long exploration by the Wellcome Collection into how humans relate to other animals and the world around us. Making Nature asks the question that has captivated philosophers, anthropologists, scientists, ethicists and artists for centuries. With contributions from visitors to the Wellcome Collection, this exhibition consid... More about this event
 
 

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