Bethlem Museum of the Mind

Bethlem Museum of the Mind is a museum,situated in London (Monks Orchard Rd, Beckenham BR3 3BX), focusing on the history of Bethlem Royal Hospital, its programme of care, and its patients1. It was formally opened by artist Grayson Perry in March 2015. The museum cares for an internationally renowned collection of archives, art and historic objects, which together offer an unparalleled resource to support the history of mental healthcare and treatment. The museum's displays include work by artists who have suffered from mental health problems.2


Museum street view.


Raving and Melancholy Madness statues.


Museum inner view.

  • Main text by Leonardo FrascĂ  moc.liamg|acsarfodranoel#| and Francesco Auletta moc.liamg|99.atteluaecnarf#| (January 2019); photos posted on Himetop Facebook group by Adrian Thomas (December 2018)


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