Current exhibition


30 May - 21 August 2015

Next upcoming event

Before the Mugshot: the photographs of Henry Hering

1 August 2015 - 14:00

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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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Your Paintings: Nearly One Hundred Artworks from the Bethlem Collection Online

06 June 2015

​Nearly 100 paintings from the Bethlem collection can be seen online thanks to a hugely ambitious project by the BBC and the Public Catalogue Foundation.

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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.