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Spent 5 hours here on my 3rd day in London! Liked the medicine now exhibit the best. The temporary... read more

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Wellcome Collection is the free museum and library for the incurably curious. It explores the connections between medicine, life and art in the past, present and future. Here you can enjoy contemporary and historical exhibitions, a word-renowned...more
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183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE, England
Bloomsbury
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Considering they have a collection of over 1 million artefacts, there really isn’t that much on display. We were hoping to see something a little bit more gory in relation to modern medical science/history. However, it is very nicely laid out and styled, and if...More

Thank Kitch888
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spent 5 hours here on my 3rd day in London! Liked the medicine now exhibit the best. The temporary teeth exhibit was also good.

Thank Clare V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you don’t fancy loitering on the concourse of Euston station then the Wellcome Collection (and associated cafe) could be just what you need. Situated a very short walk from Euston (literally over the road) there is always something to look at. There is a...More

Thank Padburygal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Slightly wierd to be looking at teeth, human parts and medical instruments but this remarkable collection is quite fascinating and stimulating. Several exhibitions from the wierd to wonderful, spaces to think and talk, a fanstastic library, activites for all ages, a relaxing restaurant plus a...More

Thank Speigal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pleasantly surprised by the objects in the collection, the building facilities and the restaurant. Recommended.

Thank annonymus800
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Much quieter than the usual museum circuit even during the first weekend of the school holidays and free. A fascinating eclectic collection of items including some really unsual medical exhibits. The temporary dental exhibition was really interesting, I only wish we'd had a bit more...More

Thank dream2707
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fabulous place to spend several hours, and it's free! Downstairs are installations similar to those in a modern art gallery. We had someone explain the bull story to us which was very enlightening! Lots more to see on the next 2 floors. The "Teeth"...More

Thank Oetzi
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Here is a respite from the traditional London "museum circuit." The Wellcome Collection combines/contrasts medical history and artistic interpretations. An exhibit "Teeth" includes talks on smiles, both dentally and artistically. The talk paired with an exhibit on the history of dentistry, with examples of fascinating...More

1  Thank Toby B
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Have walked past on several occasions and have wondered what was inside so decided to find out! What an interesting place! It is free to look round the exhibits some of which are permanent and others that change. The current exhibition ‘Teeth’ was really interesting....More

Thank Sally F
Reviewed 10 June 2018

I have passed this place many times while visiting London without entering but decided to go in and see it on a recent trip. I was very pleasantly surprised. There was an interesting permanent exhibition and a fascinating temporary exhibition on "teeth", which had all...More

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Bloomsbury
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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Venetia B
3 April 2018|
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Response from kcarters | Reviewed this property |
Yeah there’s enough mummies, gruesome looking medical tools and funny pictures to keep them busy. We had a six year old who thinks museums are boring and he enjoyed it
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Wanderlust T
9 January 2018|
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Response from Boudin882 | Reviewed this property |
I would say 2 hours. There is a well stocked book store, as good as Foyles, ans an excellent restaurant which has an emphasis on fruit and vegetable- based meals.
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9 January 2018|
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Response from SusanPakka | Reviewed this property |
Well, I got easily distracted by their displays - they are very quirky, and I could have spent much longer in their main room. If you have lunch and do the additional temporary exhibitions you could do four or five - just... More
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