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Teeth tells the tale of our pursuit of a pain-free mouth and the perfect smile.

From folk remedies and tooth fairies to barber-surgeons and professional dentists, this exhibition explores the history of all things teeth.

Discover over 150 objects, including ancient protective amulets and dental bling, dentures and drills, sketches and spittoons, tooth transplants and toothpaste ads.

Wellcome Collection

183 Euston Road, LONDON, Greater London, NW1 2BE

020 7611 2222


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Temporarily closed

Following careful consideration of the current course of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to implement a planned closure of Wellcome Collection, which will be closed to the public from 18:00 on Monday 16 March 2020 until further notice. ----- Open Bank Holiday Mondays, 10am - 6pm

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