Glenside Hospital Museum houses collections relating to the history of
Bristol Psychiatric Hospitals, and Learning Disability Hospitals.
Museum, re-developed in 2009/10, has on display an array of
medications and remedies, drawings by patient Denis Reed, a fully
operational church organ, E.C.T. machines, padded cell, straight jacket,
mortuary equipment, ophthalmic instruments, an undercarriage door of a
Messerschmitt Bomber from WW2, and dioramas of an everyday ward, sick ward,
and operating theatre.
The museum was founded by Dr Donal Early
Consultant Psychiatrist, Glenside Hospital
20th May 1917 - 12 April 2004
Some of the
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