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Current exhibition

The Weight of History

27 July - 18 November 2016

Next upcoming event

Bethlem Museum at Science Museum Lates

26 October 2016 • 18:45 - 21:30

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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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Bethlem’s Boardroom: Part One

21 September 2016
Archives, History

With the opening of the newly restored historic boardroom at the museum, one volunteer takes a deeper look at its contents and its past...

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Volunteers’ Week 2016: A Big Thank You!

02 June 2016
News and Events, Personal Accounts

Volunteer’s Week is a national celebration of all those people who give up their time to various organisations. This post looks at the lovely Bethlem Museum volunteers! 

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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.