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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

Art of Recovery

7 October - 24 February 2018

Next upcoming event

Holocaust Memorial Day: The Question of Cultural Trauma

27 January 2018 • 14:00 - 15:30

The latest from our blog

Objects of Obsession

09 January 2018
News and Events

Royal Academician Cornelia Parker reflects on the Bethlem Museum of the Mind artwork that has inspired her as part of a new digital series in partnership with the Royal Academy and The Space

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Loose Threads 2

11 May 2017
Archives, History

The credibility of a certain infamous quote is called in to to question...

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Loose Threads 1

03 May 2017
Archives, History

A tweet from UK Parliamentary Archives leads Colin Gale, Bethlem Museum Archivist, on an unexpected journey.

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Museum of
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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.