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Opening times

Wellcome Collection is currently closed to the public

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 read our full statement


Galleries and Reading Room

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

Library

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

Wellcome Kitchen

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

Wellcome Café

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

Wellcome Shop

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

Planning your visit in advance

Visiting on a bank holiday or during Christmas break? Our galleries, café, restaurant and shop will be open with adjusted hours.

The building will be closed 23-26 December and 1 January.

Library closures

Planning a research visit? Our library is closed over bank holiday weekends and between Christmas Eve and New Year's Day:

  • Friday 19 April 2019Monday 22 April 2019
  • Monday 6 May 2019
  • Monday 27 May 2019
  • Monday 26 August 2019
  • Sunday 22 December 2019Wednesday 1 January 2020