Wellcome Collection a London’s finest Art Gallery displays an unusual mixture of medical artifacts and artworks exploring the connections between medicine, life and art
Wellcome Collection arguably London’s finest small art gallery explores the connections between medicine, life and art in the past, present and future. It’s the free visitor destination for the incurably curious.
Wellcome Collection is displaying an unusual mixture of medical artifacts and original artworks exploring ‘ideas about the connections between medicine, life and art’. It now attracts over 500,000 visitors per year.
The museum is managed by Wellcome Trust, founded by Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936).He was an extensive and enthusiastic traveller. Henry Wellcome amassed a huge collection of books, paintings and objects, on the theme of historical development of medicine worldwide.
Wellcome Collection: Admission ticket price, opening hours
Admission Tickets: Free admission i.e. no entrance fee.
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 10am-6pm but Thursday closes late at 10pm and Sunday 11am-6pm. Open all Bank Holidays including Mondays
Address and nearest tube to Wellcome Collection
Address: 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE
Telephone and Email: 020 7611 2222, Email. [email protected]
Nearest Tube/Train Bus: Euston Square station (Circle Metropolitan Hammersmith and City) Euston station (Victoria Northern) London Overground- Warren Street station. Train- Euston, St Pancras and King’s Cross. Bus- bus numbers 10, 18, 24, 27, 29, 30, 59, 68, 73, 88, 91, 134, 168, 205, 253, 390. Please visit the Journey Planner of Transport for London to see how to get here.
Car parking: No parking spaces except blue badge holders. There are limited parking spaces for Blue Badge holders. But it needs to be booked in advance to reserve the spaces