Wellcome Collection
Wellcome Collection

Wellcome Collection

Top 1% of attractions in London
8 / 10

9 expert reviews

“Curios of Pharmacist and Collector Henry Wellcome. ”

– Atlas Obscura

"The Wellcome Collection is a high-tech, free museum located within the headquarters of the Wellcome Trust (the second largest medical-research charity in the world)."
"The capital's finest museum of medicine was born out of the personal compulsion of Sir Henry Wellcome, a renowned 19th-century pharmacist and collector of historical medical artifacts." Full review
Time Out
"Sir Henry Wellcome, a pioneering 19th-century pharmacist, amassed a vast and idiosyncratic collection of implements and curios relating to the medical trade, now displayed here." Full review
"If you fancy something quirky, sample this collection by U.S. pharmaceutical millionaire and philanthropist Henry Wellcome (1853–1936)." Full review
Time Out
"The exhibition starts with the horrors of the Victorian slums, as told through cholera maps and the writing of Charles Dickens, dedicated chronicler of the nineteenth-century poor." Full review
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