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Upcoming exhibitions

The Maudsley at War: the story of the hospital during the Great War


6 July 2015


29 November 2015


Maudsley Long Gallery
Maudsley Hospital, Denmark Hill
Camberwell, London SE5 8AZ​ View map

The Maudsley Hospital was envisaged in 1907 as an urban centre for the treatment, teaching and research of psychiatric disorders. Just before its official opening in 1916, the hospital was requisitioned by the Army and during the Great War it treated thousands of soldiers affected by shell shock and other war neuroses. Under the influence of Frederick Mott, the Maudsley offered patients a pioneering 'atmosphere of cure' that would challenge existing psychiatric approaches.

Mon - Sat 09.00 - 17.00

Free entry - all welcome