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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

Twelve Noon Tour

5 January 2019 • 12:00

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Listen to Breaking Bread Talk with Tim May

04 December 2018
Events

Listen to Tim May talk about the historical, cultural and spiritual significace of  bread. 

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Please vote for the museum to win £1000

22 November 2018
News and Events

Our friends and visitors can support us at no cost to themselves by casting a vote in our favour. 

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The Maudsley at War

07 November 2018
Archives, Exhibitions, History, News and Events

Bethlem Museum of the Mind are currently showing archival photographs from the time the Maudsley was used as a military hospital, treating psychological casualties of WWI. This small exhibition is on at Reay House Library in Lambeth Hospital.

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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.