About the Museum
Established under Sir Henry's will in 1936, Wellcome is a global charitable foundation, which aims to improve health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive. Politically and financially independent, Wellcome supports scientists and researchers to take on big problems, fuel imaginations and spark debate. Wellcome Collection is a free museum and library exploring health, life and human's place in the world. Through exhibitions, collections, live programming, digital, broadcast and publishing, Wellcome Collection creates opportunities for people to think deeply about the connections between science, medicine, life and art. Through the thought provoking content created by the Wellcome Collection, the foundation encourages the reflection on what it means to be human.