Current exhibition

​​Youtopia: Visions of the Past, Present and Future

15 February - 25 June 2016

Next upcoming event

Fragile Board

27 February 2016 - 14:00

The latest from our blog

In the Frame: ‘Dancing Cats’ by Stanley Lench

20 January 2016
Archives, Art, Personal Accounts

A peek into the vibrant world of Stanley Lench, written by one of our volunteers. 

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100 Years Ago Today 3

25 December 2015

On 25 December 1915, Bethlem Hospital's magazine Under the Dome carried news of its servicemen on active wartime duty

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200 Years Ago Today 12

16 December 2015

On 16 December 1815, the Hospital published the ingredients of its mass-catered "Bethlem Soup", along with costs

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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.