The Library can be exceptionally busy between April-June. We will do our best to accommodate everyone, but we may need to turn away day visitors if all study spaces are full.
Wellcome Library is closed from 29 April-1 May 2017. We will re-open on 2 May at 10.00.
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John Dee performing an experiment before Queen Elizabeth I. Oil painting by Henry Gillard Glindoni.
Credit: Wellcome Library, London
Explore the Library's collections with an expert guide by attending an event or booking a group visit.
Insights sessions offer the chance to explore the treasures of the Wellcome Library close up. These informal talks focus on a specific theme and are given by a Library staff member or researcher who has used the Library collections. Past topics have included:
Upcoming Insights sessions are listed on the Events page.
Classes, seminars and tours with expert interpretation can be provided at the Wellcome Library for undergraduate and graduate courses, extramural and diploma courses, and special interest groups.
To arrange a visit, please email email@example.com with the following information:
Please be aware that all tours are subject to staff availability.
The Wellcome Library is open to anyone with an interest in the history of health and medicine.
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