Museum of Modern Nature

Wellcome Collection
Until October 08
Our relationship with nature in the 21st century is the focus of a new show entitled “Museum of Modern Nature”. The exhibition is currently taking place at the Wellcome Collection.
Wellcome, Elderflower and cordial. Loren Bianconi Leader, six years old (c)Wellcome Collection
Most of us would struggle to establish a link between an asthma inhaler, a painted garden gnome and a recording of a Kenyan dawn chorus; but head to the Wellcome building on Euston Road and you’ll find stories behind these and other random exhibits that somehow manage to connect each of their owners with nature.

Hundreds of objects, now on display, have been borrowed from members of the public to provide a collective snapshot of how we relate to the natural world in the modern day.

“Museum of Modern Nature” is also exploring the impact our 21st-century behaviour will have on the future of this planet.

Exhibition highlights include items contributed by Michaela Strachan and Chris Packham, presenters of BBC Springwatch,

Details

Venue:
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE
Transport:
Warren Street, Euston Square
Opening hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 10am-6pm; Thursday: 10am-10pm; Sunday: 11am-6pm; Closed Mondays
Entry fee:
Free
Dates:
June 22 - October 08



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