Wellcome Collection

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 31ST DECEMBER 2012

ADDRESS
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 2BE 
 
Dates:
1st January 2011 until 31st December 2012
 
OPENING TIMES
Tue & Wed, Fri & Sat, Bank Hols 10am-6pm, Thu 10am-10pm, Sun 11am-6pm, Bank Hols 12noon-6pm
 
PRICES
Free
 

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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

LondonTown.com - Wellcome Collection Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Euston Square Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Euston Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arcade Car Parks
 
4 minutes walk
 
Russell Court NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Institute of SexologyThe Institute of SexologyThe Institute of SexologyFrom 20th November 2014, the Wellcome Collection's new Gallery 2 opens with 'The Institute of Sexology', a candid exploration of the most publicly discussed of private acts. Through more than 200 objects spanning art, rare archival material, erotica, film and photography, the exhibition - the first of its kind in the UK - brings together the pionee25th January 2015Sunday 20th September 2015 Where:
Wellcome Collection, 183  Euston Road      NW1 2BE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
The Institute of Sexology
event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Galleries | PRICING  Free  
DATES  20th November 2014 to 20th September 2015
From 20th November 2014, the Wellcome Collection's new Gallery 2 opens with 'The Institute of Sexology', a candid exploration of the most publicly discussed of private acts. Through more than 200 objects spanning art, rare archival material, erotica, film and photography, the exhibition - the first of its kind in the UK - brings together the pionee... More about this event
 
Forensics: The Anatomy of CrimeForensics: The Anatomy of CrimeForensics: The Anatomy of CrimeThe Wellcome Collection's big spring exhibition is Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime, which looks at the history, science and art of forensic medicine. The first major exhibition at the gallery since its £17.5 million development, it will challenge the familiar views of forensic medicine shaped by fiction through the use of original evidence, archiva26th February 2015Sunday 21st June 2015 Where:
Wellcome Collection, 183  Euston Road      NW1 2BE
Category: event
 
Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime
event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Galleries
DATES  26th February to 21st June 2015
The Wellcome Collection's big spring exhibition is Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime, which looks at the history, science and art of forensic medicine. The first major exhibition at the gallery since its £17.5 million development, it will challenge the familiar views of forensic medicine shaped by fiction through the use of original evidence, archiva... More about this event
 
POPsPOPsPOPS Preoperative Assessment and Optimisation of the Older Surgical Patient11th March 2015Thursday 12th March 2015 Where:
Wellcome Collection, 183  Euston Road      NW1 2BE
Category: event
 
POPs
event > Business Events > Conferences
DATES  Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th March 2015 - 9am-5pm
POPS Preoperative Assessment and Optimisation of the Older Surgical Patient
 

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Comedy | On 25th January 2015 

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