Glenside Hospital Museum to Officially Reopen

The Glenside Hospital Museum in Bristol is to be officially reopened on 22 September

The museum is currently undergoing a refurbishment although the museum is still open and there are temporary exhibits on show.

The Glenside Hospital Museum houses collections relating to the history of Bristol Psychiatric Hospitals, and Learning Disability Hospitals.

Highlights include an array of medications and remedies, drawings by patient Denis Reed, a fully operational church organ, ECT machines, padded cell, straight jacket, mortuary equipment, ophthalmic instruments, an undercarriage door of a Messerschmitt Bomber from WW2, and dioramas of an everyday ward, operating theatre, and GP’s surgery.

Glenside Museum
University of the West of England Glenside Campus
City of Bristol
BS16 1DD

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