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 Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, BR3 3BX
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+44 (0)20 8776 4227
The Museum is open Monday - Friday 09:30 - 16:00
The Archives are open by appointment only Monday - Friday 09:30 - 16:30.
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Bethlem Royal Hospital Archives and Museum
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.
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- Free entry