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Public Hospital Museum

4/5
1 Reviews
Museum
Address: 325 West Francis Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Phone: 757 229 1000

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The Raleigh Building was opened to the public as a local history museum, introducing and displaying the history and development of Colonial Williamsburg. It shows the mental hospital at that time, the weapons at that time, and the daily utensils at that time.

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  • kingbyriverk
    kingbyriverk
    Bowdoinham, Maine
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    A strange but fascinating place.

    Learn more that you ever wanted to know about how horribly we used to treat people with mental illness. Small, but well done displays.

    Reviewed on /Date(1585297968000+0800)/
  • Cindy G
    Cindy G
    San Antonio, Texas
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    Great Experience

    The public hospital exhibit was informative. Each floor of the museum had relevant and historic works of art to view. Like walking through history!

    Reviewed on /Date(1579583851000+0800)/
  • Jeffery W
    Jeffery W
    Raleigh, North Carolina
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    Public Hospital and Museum

    The Public Hospital exhibit is both interesting and extremely well done. The museum is downstairs and is extensive covering everything from folk art to furniture of the period. There is a cafe locat...

    Reviewed on /Date(1579489674000+0800)/
  • tamul
    tamul
    Waymart, Pocono Mountains Region, Pennsylvania
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    Horrors of the past

    Very interesting to see medical treatments of the past to be grateful of the present treatments of insanity .

    Reviewed on /Date(1577596928000+0800)/
  • Peachie59
    Peachie59
    Waterloo, New York, USA
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    Must see

    This old psyc hospital is worth the stop because it is attached to a huge museum as well. You can easily spend a few hours there. It had a lot of interesting things to see and read about. Really enjo...

    Reviewed on /Date(1573686418000+0800)/

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