Bethlem Museum of the Mind - Prices, opening hours, news, events and exhibitions

About the Bethlem Museum of the Mind

The Bethlem Museum of the Mind records the lives and experience and celebrates the achievements of people with mental health problems.

IMPORTANT - Although venues are reopening, their hours may differ from normal, and most now need prebooking before you visit.


Address

Bethlem Museum of the Mind,
Bethlem Royal Hospital,
Monks Orchard Road,
Beckenham,
Kent,
BR3 3BX

Link to Bethlem Museum of the Mind's website

Future events at Bethlem Museum of the Mind

Unfortunately, there seems to be nothing special happening today. Sorry about that!

 

Bethlem Museum of the Mind Map

 

Frequently asked questions

Do I need to wear a face mask when visiting?

The UK government does not require face masks to be work indoors at the moment, but many venues ask people to wear them, and can refuse entry if they need to.

What's the nearest railway station to Bethlem Museum of the Mind

The nearest station is West Wickham which is 0.6 miles away.


Bethlem Museum of the Mind - Latest News

Louis Wain’s kaleidoscopic cats fills a gallery with colour
Louis Wain’s kaleidoscopic cats fills a gallery with colour

One Christmas, a patient in a psychiatric hospital was asked to help with the decorations, and he painted Jesus on a mirror, but no ordinary Jesus, this was Jesus as a cat, and the patient was Louis Wain.

Bethlem’s Museum of the Mind
Bethlem’s Museum of the Mind

Next month will be probably the last chance to visit an old museum in the grounds of the Bethlem hospital before it closes for good.

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