Library Tour

  • Walking tour
Photograph showing a man sat reading a book at a table in front of a window, surrounded by floor to ceiling  library shelves containing books.

What you’ll do

Take a 30-minute informal guided tour of the Library shelves with one of our guides. You’ll hear about the unusual and surprising contents, the ‘treasures’ and how it all works. You can meet your guide beside the Library entrance on Level 2.

About your guides

Photograph of Danny Rees

Danny Rees

Danny is the Library Engagement Officer at Wellcome Collection.

Photograph of Miriam Keaveny

Miriam Keaveny

Miriam is a Library Assistant at Wellcome Collection.

Photograph of Ed Bishop

Ed Bishop

Ed is a Library Assistant at Wellcome Collection.


Just turn up

Need to know


The entrance to the Library is on level 2, which you can reach using stairs or a lift. The Library spans levels 2 and 3.

Drop in at any time

We programme some drop-in events every month, and for these you can just turn up. There's usually room for everyone.