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Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries Tour

Explore the most significant medical collection in the world with one of our knowledgeable volunteer tour guides.

Hear about some fascinating stories and objects such as:

  • Dorothy Hodgkin, chemist who won the Nobel Prize in 1964 for her work on X-ray crystallography.
  • The Batman Radiotherapy mask, designed to help young people feel more comfortable when undergoing treatment.
  • How former BMX racing champion Tom Lynch conceived the idea of the London Ambulance Cycle Response Unit, which helps attending 17,000 calls a year today.

Our volunteer guides are also delivering short 10–15 minutes Spotlight talks on their favourite objects and stories displayed on gallery.

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Part of the Science Museum Group