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We will be launching the 2021 programme at 12pm on 11 August 2021

Bethlem Museum of the Mind

Bethlem Royal Hospital

Cheston and Elcock

place
Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, BR3 3BX
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Photography is not permitted on site, Parking, Toilets

Travel Information

train
Nearest train: Eden Park, East Croydon
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Bus routes: 356, 119, 194, 198, 358
Last surviving psychiatric hospital built in England according to the villa system. Walk takes in Hospital Chapel, Walled Garden used in occupational therapy, and former Admin Building, repurposed as Bethlem Museum and Bethlem Gallery.

Events

Monday 6th September
Tour of Bethlem Hospital Grounds
schedule Time: 11am to 12.30pm
group Capacity: 15
Tour begins and ends on Museum steps; Museum and Gallery will be open to visitors afterwards. Places must be pre-booked; do not attend without a ticket.
Tour of Bethlem Hospital Grounds
schedule Time: 12.30pm to 2pm
group Capacity: 15
Tour begins and ends on Museum steps; Museum and Gallery will be open to visitors afterwards. Places must be pre-booked; do not attend without a ticket.

Design

Original design
Cheston and Elcock, 1930
Type
Walk/tour, Open site, Museum, Gallery, Health
Period
Historical/contemporary