Mental Health Museum is part of
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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Visit us

Opening hours

  • Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday: 10am – 12pm for school, college and university visits
  • Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday: 1 – 4pm for staff, carers and public
  • Monday and Friday: Closed

Admission

The museum is free to visit; however, we do suggest a donation of £2 to the Mental Health Museum charity to support our mission and activities.

Booking by appointment only, please email museum@swyt.nhs.uk or call 01924 316360.

Getting here

Address

Mental Health Museum,
Fieldhead,
Ouchthorpe Lane,
Wakefield,
WF1 3SP

By car

Motorway drivers should take the M1- turn off at junction 41- and follow signs for Fieldhead Hospital.

Parking for cars at Fieldhead is free but spaces in the car park are limited.

Sat Nav: Ouchthorpe Lane, WF1 3SP

By public transport

From Wakefield Bus Station, use buses towards Pinderfields Hospital or Fieldhead Hospital. From further afield, you can take a train to Wakefield Westgate or Wakefield Kirkgate stations and the museum is an approximately 30 minute walk or a 5 minute taxi ride from either station.

Coach and minibuses

Unfortunately, coaches cannot park on site. We ask coach drivers to drop visitors off outside the main entrance to Fieldhead before parking off-site.

Mini-buses with no more than 16 seats can park on site if they can fit safely in a marked bay. We recommence that you contact the museum to discuss your visit if you wish to visit by coach or mini-bus.

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