Current exhibition

Bryan Charnley: the art of schizophrenia

16 February - 22 May 2015

Next upcoming event

Aislinn Hunter: The World Before Us

2 May 2015 - 14:00

The latest from our blog

Object Lesson IX

14 April 2015

Find out about damage to the Hospital and the experiences of staff and patients during the Second World War.

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Mansions in the Orchard: We need to talk about asylum

16 March 2015

Listen to a debate exploring the shift from asylum to 'care in the community', with perspectives from researchers, service users and mental health professionals.

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Object Lesson VIII

11 March 2015
Collection, History

Creating the Hospital  Air Raid Precaution (ARP) Squad

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Museum of
the mind

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The Bethlem Museum of the Mind records the lives and experience and celebrates the achievements of people with mental health problems.

Our aim is to make our collections more accessible, and to provide accurate information to help in their interpretation.