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Glenside Hospital Museum

Glenside Hospital Museum is located within the grounds of the old psychiatric hospital, now used by the University of West of England as their Health and Social Care Campus.

We’re in situated in the Grade II listed church, opposite the Old Tavern pub, just inside the grounds. If you’re coming up Blackberry Hill from the Broomhill direction, we’re on the left past the main UWE Glenside ‘Blue’ entrance. UWE have labelled the drive the ‘White Entrance’.

Our address is:

The Chapel in UWE Glenside Campus
Blackberry Hill
BS16 1DD

Opening Hours

10am – 12:30pm Wednesdays and Saturdays. 

If you would like to come on a different day, it is possible for the museum to be open by appointment. Use the contact form on the website to arrange this.

Additional Details

  • Free admission.
  • Full disabled access.
  • On-site toilet.
  • Tours and group visits by arrangement.

Visiting Us

  • By car: although the museum doesn’t offer parking, visitors can usually park on the street just outside the University campus and on Saturdays we can use the University car park directly outside the museum.
  • By bicycle: follow these cycling routes to the UWE Glenside campus.
  • By bus: the number 5 from Bristol City Centre stops directly opposite the museum. The 16, 48A also stop nearby. For more information, visit Traveline.