Wellcome supports discovery research through exhibitions, collections, live programming, digital, broadcast and publishing, we create opportunities for people to think deeply about the connections between science, medicine, life and art.

As a part of Wellcome, which supports science to solve the urgent health challenges facing everyone. Wellcome supports discovery research into life, health and wellbeing, and is taking on three worldwide health challenges: mental health, infectious disease and climate.

Wellcome Cafe

Catch up with friends and colleagues over a drink and something to eat in the Wellcome Cafe. You can choose from a selection of sandwiches, cakes and hot and cold drinks.

Meetings and Conferences

Wellcome Collection has a great range of spaces for all types of events. Whether it’s a product launch, AGM or a private film screening, we’ve got the right space for you.


The Atrium is a light, airy and flexible space just inside the main doors of Wellcome Collection on Euston Road. Ideal for receptions, dinners and award ceremonies.

Dale Room

The Dale Room is a calm and relaxing space. With plenty of natural daylight and an unfussy décor, it’s a popular room for smaller events such as boardroom meetings, team meetings and training sessions.

Henry Wellcome Auditorium

The Henry Wellcome Auditorium is a tiered theatre space for 154 people. It has a raised stage area for nine speakers. With comfortable seats and plenty of legroom, it’s ideal for everything from film screenings, shareholders’ meetings, product launches, AGMs and live theatre.

Reading Room

The Reading Room is an airy exhibition space full of natural daylight. It’s ideal for everything from evening drinks to business networking sessions, book launches, drinks receptions and networking events.

Franks and Steel Rooms

The Franks and Steel Rooms are quiet and airy with plenty of natural daylight. You can hire them as one space or two separate rooms. They’re popular for everything from training workshops to product launches, training sessions, drinks receptions and seminars.

Burroughs Room

The Burroughs Room is spacious and quiet. Named after Henry Wellcome’s business partner, philanthropist Silas Burroughs, it’s popular for training sessions and receptions.

Williams Lounge 

The Williams Lounge is a spacious reception room and breakout area. It comes as part of the package when you hire the Henry Wellcome Auditorium. You can also hire the Williams Lounge on its own in the evenings. Perfect for exhibitions, networking and registration.

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Dining and Receptions

Whatever your event, we understand how much it matters to you and will always ensure everything is exactly to your liking. That’s why you can always rely on us to ensure your event is a success. Our private dining spaces are perfect for awards dinners, formal dinners and breakfast meetings.

If you're hiring one of our venues, we can organise food and drink for your guests. We can cater from vegan snacks to a formal sit-down dinner. Whether you choose from our exciting menu or you are looking for something more bespoke, we’ll do our best to accommodate all requests.

Drinks reception, awards dinner, film preview or product launch – whatever you're doing, we can offer you the right food and drink.

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