With the opening of the newly restored historic boardroom at the museum, one volunteer takes a deeper look at its contents and its past...
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 vol
Join us for a closer look at Raving & Melancholy Madness and all that they represent, in "Uncomfortable Glory - Part 2."
Bethlem Museum volunteer Alexandra Milne looks at the history of two of the most famous pieces in our collection; the imposing Raving and Melancholy Madness.
In time for World Autism Awareness Week 2016, this month one of our Front of House volunteers reviews "The Reason I Jump" by Naoki Higashida, which is available
On 11 March 1815, a Parliamentary enquiry heard evidence from Bethlem's Matron about the reforms to patient care she had recently instituted
On 6 March 1816, a Parliamentary enquiry heard details of the treatment given to James Tilley Matthews while a patient at Bethlem Hospital.
A peek into the vibrant world of Stanley Lench, written by one of our volunteers.