Our collections are at the heart of what we do. Find out what we have by searching online or visiting our library. If you’re interested in exploring and researching our collections, we’re here to support you.
About our collections
What’s in the collections
Our collections are an incredible resource for all kinds of research, whether you are an artist or writer looking for inspiration, an academic researcher, or just curious about something in our exhibitions.
Accessing our collections
Our collections are available at Wellcome Collection and on display at the London Science Museum’s medical galleries. You’ll also find thousands of digitised items from our collections online.
Using the library
Our library’s collections cover thousands of years of health and medicine across different cultures.
You can get free library membership in order to use our our collections and subscription resources.
Events for researchers
We offer a range of activities aimed at researchers who are interested in using our collections.