Wellcome Collection

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 31ST DECEMBER 2012

ADDRESS
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 2BE 
 
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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 cultural venue costing £30 million, 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. 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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Wellcome Collection events

 
An Idiosyncratic A To Z Of The Human ConditionAn Idiosyncratic A To Z Of The Human ConditionA selection of objects from medical artefacts, paintings, manuscripts, audio-visual material and more, including a 14th century Persian horoscope, a Maori face cast and explorer Robert Falcon Scott's medicine chest for the infamous Antarctic expedition, all offering an impression of the human experience.29th July 2014Sunday 12th October 2014 Where:
Wellcome Collection, 183  Euston Road      NW1 2BE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
An Idiosyncratic A To Z Of The Human Condition
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation | PRICING  Free  
DATES  24th June to 12th October 2014
A selection of objects from medical artefacts, paintings, manuscripts, audio-visual material and more, including a 14th century Persian horoscope, a Maori face cast and explorer Robert Falcon Scott's medicine chest for the infamous Antarctic expedition, all offering an impression of the human experience.
The Institute of SexologyThe Institute of SexologyThe Institute of SexologyThe Institute of Sexology is a newly constructed gallery space of the Wellcome Collection, focusing on the study and science of sex through the ages. Through paintings, films and photographs, it will look at key sexologists through history including Sigmund Freud, Marie Stopes and Alfred Kinsey. There will also be art inspired by the likes of Havel20th November 2014Sunday 20th September 2015 Where:
Wellcome Collection, 183  Euston Road      NW1 2BE
Category: event
Free Event 
The Institute of Sexology
event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Galleries | PRICING  Free  
DATES  20th November 2014 to 20th September 2015
The Institute of Sexology is a newly constructed gallery space of the Wellcome Collection, focusing on the study and science of sex through the ages. Through paintings, films and photographs, it will look at key sexologists through history including Sigmund Freud, Marie Stopes and Alfred Kinsey. There will also be art inspired by the likes of Havel... More about this event
 
 

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An Idiosyncratic A To Z Of The Human Condition
Exhibitions | Until 12th October 2014 

Wellcome Collection

A selection of objects from medical artefacts, paintings, manuscripts, audio-visual material and more, including a 14th century Persian horoscope, a ...More

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Kids Events | On 29th July 2014 

Grant Museum of Zoology 3 minutes walk from Wellcome Collection

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Camden Fringe
Camden Fringe
Comedy | Until 24th August 2014 

Camden People's Theatre 4 minutes walk from Wellcome Collection

Bringing together comedy, theatre, poetry, dance and much more, the Camden Fringe boasts over 180 different productions and (some very ...More

 
Fringe At The Place: Laura Dannequin
Dance | On 29th July 2014 

The Place 5 minutes walk from Wellcome Collection

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Empire, Faith & Kinship: The Sikhs & The Great War
Exhibitions | Until 28th September 2014 

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) 6 minutes walk from Wellcome Collection

Examining the contribution of Sikh soldiers in the First World War, Empire, Faith & Kinship: The Sikhs & The Great ...More

German Jews and the First World War
Exhibitions | Until 2nd October 2014 

The Wiener Library 7 minutes walk from Wellcome Collection

This exhibition at The Wiener Library examines the experience of Germany-Jewry during and after the First World War, by taking ...More

Enduring War: Grief, Grit And Humour
Exhibitions | Until 12th October 2014 

British Library 8 minutes walk from Wellcome Collection

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Comics Unmasked: Art And Anarchy In The UK
Comics Unmasked: Art And Anarchy In The UK
Exhibitions | Until 19th August 2014 

British Library 8 minutes walk from Wellcome Collection

This major exhibition at the British Library will explore some of the darker and more complex themes to emerge from ...More

 
Introducing The Ancient Maya To The Classroom: Workshop
Business Events | Until 29th August 2014 

Senate House Venue Hire 8 minutes walk from Wellcome Collection

In preparation for the new primary history curriculum, a day workshop on the Ancient Maya is being held where teachers ...More

Progress
Progress
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

The Foundling Museum 10 minutes walk from Wellcome Collection

To mark the 250th anniversary of William Hogarth's death, the Foundling Museum presents Progress, bringing together for the first time ...More

 
 
 
 
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