Free

Library Tour

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  • 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.
Wellcome Collection Library open access shelves upstairs in the Reading Room, Benjamin Gilbert. © Wellcome Collection. CC BY.

What you’ll do

Take a 30-minute informal guided tour of the Library shelves. 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 guide

Photograph of Danny Rees

Danny Rees

Danny is the Library Engagement Officer at Wellcome Collection.

Dates

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Past
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Just turn up

Need to know

Location

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.