Small museum relating to psychiatry, which contains pictures by artists who have suffered from mental disorder, including Richard Dadd, Louis Wain, and Jonathan Martin. Also some material relating to the history of Bethlem Hospital, (the original 'Bedlam') and the history of psychiatry in general. The archives of the Bethlem Royal Hospital and the Maudsley Hospital are open for research by appointment only.
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The museum is closed from 13 December 2014 to 18 February 2015 to move to a new building.
Venue Details & Map
Bethlem Museum of the Mind
The Bethlem Royal Hospital
Monks Orchard RoadBeckenhamBR3 3BX
- +44 (0)20 8776 4227
- Public transport:
- Turn left out of the station, walk 500 metres to roundabout. Turn right up Monks Orchard Road.
- Payment Facilities
- Free entry