Glenside Hospital Museum, in Bristol has a nationally significant, unique collection relating to health care, mental illness and learning difficulties. Based in the 1881 church built for patients of Bristol's 1861 psychiatric hospital. It provides a unique opportunity for visitors to explore the subject of well-being through the prism of history. Exhibits include the drawings of Bristol Mental Hospital in the 1950s by Denis Reed which are a rare treat. In addition, it is on the site and has items from the First World War, 1915-1919, Beaufort War Hospital where Sir Stanley Spencer was an orderly and inspired to depict the hospital in paintings at the Sandham Memorial Chapel, Burghclere.
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10:00 – 13:00
10:00 – 16:00
Group visits and educational workshops are provided at other times and days by appointment.
|18 – 100||£5.00|
A £5.00 ticket. Students and Art Card are £2.50 each.
Glenside Museum in the church on the campus of University of the West of England Glenside Campus, Blackberry Hill,Stapleton, Bristol
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