Current exhibition

Bryan Charnley: the art of schizophrenia

16 February - 22 May 2015

Next upcoming event

The Maze film screening

7 March 2015 - 14:00

The latest from our blog

Mansions in the Orchard: Impressions of Bethlem (David Beales)

19 February 2015
Personal Accounts

David Beales, an artist and writer who has previously exhibited with the Bethlem Gallery, compares Bethlem to Stone House Hospital.

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Object Lesson VII

11 February 2015

The Second World War at Bethlem Royal Hospital.  Bethlem Royal stayed open to patients throughout the Second World War, despite much bombing in the local area and damage to the Hospital.

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In the Frame for February 2014: Elise Pacquette’s ‘Eating the Heart Out’

04 February 2015
Art, Collection

This month's 'In the Frame' is written by Mansions in the Orchard Researcher, Dr Jennifer Walke.

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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.