Visit Us

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 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’ opposite the Old Tavern pub .

Our address is:

The Church within UWE Glenside Campus
Blackberry Hill
BS16 1DD

Opening Hours

10am – 1pm Wednesdays and 10am – 4pm 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

Along with all organisations we have put in additional health and safety precautions due to Covid-19. We have introduced a one-way system in the museum and booking system to limit numbers via Eventbrite. We are charging £5.00 per person.

  • Full disabled access.
  • On-site toilet.
  • Tours and group visits of over 6 by arrangement. We ask for £2.50 a head contribution for group bookings and/or charge £50 for a guided tour. If you are interested in booking do ask for further details.

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: currently 2023 buses are not great to get here, there are a few that come in our direction. For more information, visit Traveline.

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