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 Banester giving the visceral lecture at Barber-Surgeons' Hall, London, in 1581. Oil painting after Jack Orr.
Credit: Wellcome Library, London
This policy applies to all visitors to the Wellcome Library.
Robert KileyHead of Digital ServicesAugust 2015
The Wellcome Library is open to anyone with an interest in the history of health and medicine.