Public Hospital Museum

  • 325 West Francis Street Williamsburg, VA 23185
  • (757) 229-1000

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History Museums

Admitting its first patient in 1773, the Public Hospital Museum honors the first public building in America that treated the mentally ill. Exhibits include examples of the condition the patients were kept and a history of mental illnesses at the time.


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