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Wellcome Shop

Photograph of people browsing in the Wellcome Collection bookshop.
The Wellcome Shop, Camilla Greenwell. Source: Wellcome Collection. Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0).

Our shop is crammed with books and quirky gifts related to art and science, health, medicine and the human condition.

Spend some time in Wellcome Shop on the ground floor of Wellcome Collection, next to the café.

 Here you’ll find books to accompany our unique exhibitions, and prize-winning fiction and non-fiction that we’ve published on themes relating to health and medicine. You can also browse our selection of mind-expanding books on everything from anatomy to witchcraft and the occult. There are books for everyone, from academics to children.

 You can also find quirky and mind-bending gifts for all ages. Among the curiosities on offer are:

  • toys and science kits
  • adult board games
  • jewellery
  • bags and accessories
  • ornaments and mugs
  • prints and reproductions from our collections.

 If you can’t make it into the shop, have a look at the selection of gifts and books online at Wellcome Shop at Blackwell’s.

Opening hours

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