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Dementias in the Asylum

  • Viewing Room, Wellcome Collection 183 Euston Road London, England, NW1 2BE United Kingdom (map)
One of the rooms at Ticehurst Asylum in the 19th century, taken from the Library Archives ar Wellcome Collection

One of the rooms at Ticehurst Asylum in the 19th century, taken from the Library Archives ar Wellcome Collection

What was life like for people living with a dementia in a 19th-century asylum? Join Created out of Mind at Wellcome Collection to hear about the lives of asylum residents through medical accounts and to consider what this means for contemporary understanding and treatment of dementia.

This event is FREE. Tickets will become available below from 11.00 on Friday 5 January here

This is a British Sign Language-interpreted event. To book a place with a view of the interpreter or for more information, please email us at access@wellcomecollection.org or call 020 7611 2222.

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