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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.

Current exhibition

House of Bread: Inside Bethlem Hospital

26 September - 5 January 2019

Next upcoming event

Hospital as a Home: Staff in Residence

27 October 2018 • 14:00

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Letters to Cynthia - 3

21 August 2018
Art, Exhibitions

The final entry in a series of “letters” that Helen Stichel has addressed to the artist Cynthia Pell (1933-1977). Pell’s work is on display in the Museum until Saturday 1 September. 

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Letters to Cynthia - 2

21 August 2018
Art, Exhibitions

The second in a series of "letters" from Helen Stichel has addressed to the artist Cynthia Pell (1933-1977). Pell’s work is on display in the Museum until Saturday 1 September. 

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Letters to Cynthia - 1

21 August 2018
Art, Exhibitions

Here is the first in a series of “letters” that Helen Stichel has addressed to the artist Cynthia Pell (1933-1977). Pell’s work is on display in the Museum until Saturday 1 September. 

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Bethlem
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.