Current exhibition

The Maudsley at War: the story of the hospital during the Great War

6 July - 24 September 2015

Next upcoming event

Keep the Home Fires Burning: Stories from the Great War

29 August 2015 - 14:00

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200 Years Ago Today 11

2 days ago

On 24 August 1815, Bethlem Hospital's patients were transferred from its old building to its new premises.

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100 Years Ago Today 1

30 June 2015

On 30 June 1915, Bethlem Hospital's magazine Under the Dome carried news of the War.

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200 Years Ago Today 10

14 June 2015

On 14 June 1815, a Parliamentary enquiry heard praise of Bethlem Hospital's new Matron and Steward

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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.