Bank holiday closure


Wellcome Library will be closed from Saturday 30 April until Monday 2 May 2016. We will re-open on Tuesday 3 May at 10.00.

Events

Science and serendipity

Science and serendipity

6 May 2016, 14.30

Rick Stroud (The Book of the Moon) introduces three writers from different fields to talk about their working methods and the consequences of chance: the scientist Susan Greenfield (Mind Change; The Private Life of the Brain), the surgeon and professor of surgical education Roger Kneebone and the historian and biographer Jenny Uglow (In These Times; The Lunar Men; Elizabeth Gaskell).

Scholar, courtier, magician: the lost library of John Dee

18 January - 29 July 2016

Vaccination: Medicine and the masses

Exhibition

19 April - 17 September 2016

Blog

Who was the inspiration for Shakespeare’s Prospero?

27 April 2016

In Shakespeare’s play The Tempest the character Prospero uses magical powers to intimidate his...

Shakespeare's twins

25 April 2016

Shakespeare's medical world

23 April 2016

Visiting Us

Replaced dynamically

Opening Times

MONDAY10.00-18.00
TUESDAY10.00-18.00
WEDNESDAY10.00-18.00
THURSDAY10.00-20.00
FRIDAY10.00-18.00
SATURDAY10.00-16.00
SUNDAYClosed

Wellcome Library

183 Euston Road
London
NW1 2BE

Map and directions

+44 (0)20 7611 8722