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Current exhibition

The Art of Louis Wain

26 November - 4 February 2017

Next upcoming event

Collecting in a Cold Climate

28 January 2017 • 14:00

The latest from our blog

Edward King: A Life in Art - A Review

25 November 2016
Art, Exhibitions

A look in to the rising recognition of art to mental health in our cultural institutions, by Bethlem Museum volunteer Georgina. 

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Bethlem’s Boardroom: Part Three

07 November 2016
Archives, History

For this final installation of "Bethlem's Boardroom," our volunteer focuses on the figure in the corner of the photo...

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Bethlem’s Boardroom: Part Two

14 October 2016
Archives, History

Continuing our look at the historic boardroom, our volunteer this time focuses on the shields that line the walls.

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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.