Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries

Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries
Science Museum

Zone 5 - South Kensington

Exhibition Rd, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD, UK




Wed-Sun | 10am-6pm
(last entry 5.45pm)


The Science Museum tells the stories of the extraordinary human achievement and technological advances that have helped humanity overcome challenges throughout history.

Explore our relationship with medicine and health through more than 500 years of history in Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries.

Featuring three thousand objects, from Fleming’s penicillin mould to vials from the world's first COVID-19 vaccinations, and specially comissioned artworks by Marc Quinn, Eleanor Crook, Jenny Holzer and more, the five vast galleries form the magnificent new home for the most significant medical collections in the world.