Following careful consideration of the current course of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to close Wellcome Collection.
We have made this decision in the interests of the health and wellbeing of our staff, service partners, tenants, contractors and visitors.
Please note that requesting of closed stacks material is not possible at this time.Please read our full statement.
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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:
Find upcoming Insights sessions
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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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