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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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 pionee26th December 2014Sunday 20th September 2015 Where:
Wellcome Collection, 183  Euston Road      NW1 2BE
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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
 
POPsPOPsPOPS Preoperative Assessment and Optimisation of the Older Surgical Patient11th March 2015Thursday 12th March 2015 Where:
Wellcome Collection, 183  Euston Road      NW1 2BE
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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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