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Wellcome Collection, London
(4.4/5 based on 600 reviews on the web)
Wellcome Collection is a museum examining the links between medicine, life, and art through contemporary and historic exhibitions. Explore the permanent exhibit, Medicine Now, which uses art, mixed media, and artifacts to explore modern medicine. Check out the exhibition space to see any temporary exhibits or events. The museum is also host to the world-renowned Wellcome Library. Browse the collection for literature on medicine and its role in society. For more reading, head to the on-site bookshop. End your visit by resting your legs and mind in the cafe. Make sure you look out for the Pablo Picasso painting as you leave the building's foyer. To visit Wellcome Collection on your trip to London, use our London vacation trip planner.
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  • The Wellcome collection is an interesting museum in London close to Euston and Warren street stations. It is free to visit and you can view the exhibits at your own pace. There is a nice café on the g...  more »
  • Not highlighted in guide books, but excellent free exhibitions. The Bedlam exhibition, for example, shows the early "treatment" of mental health patients in England. Large book/gift shop has wide sele...  more »
  • Spent several hours browsing the collection and sitting in the comfortable, quiet reading room. After tea and cake in the restaurant wandered around the book shop. 
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  • Very nice little gem in London. the collection looks quirky and interesting and requires a bit more time to visit so I'll be going back some time soon. We also had an afternoon tea in the restaurant. The tea was delicious, the sandwiches and cakes nice. a good price quality ratio.
  • Its a good place. They have a lovely collection of pictures.... Great throwback to olden days..... Very lovely place.... Totally recommend it for a school trip or any trip....
  • Went to the Bedlam exhibit. Was amazing. The other sections were also very interesting and I enjoyed 'Medicine Man'
  • Very interesting exhibitions are held here and are mostly available for free! Highly recommended
  • Excellent gallery, nice refurb, cafe good in theory but busy and WiFi either maxed out or doesn't work...