Bill Hillman's EduTech Project
presents
A VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE
BRANDON MENTAL HEALTH CENTRE
MUSEUM & GROUNDS
LEISURE TIME & RECREATION

Drama props from Dr. Schultz' props
Drama Props
 Dr. Schultz had what was called the Schubert Choir which put on many Gilbert and Sullivan plays.
This display is made up of some of the props used in these plays.


Paranoid Schizophrenic Poem
A poem written by a Paranoid Schizophrenic patient

Plaster of paris replica of Bill Jones
A replica of Bill Jones, Insulin Supervisor,
made by a male patient, in plaster of paris.
Asylum for the Insane soapdish
Soap dish stamped
"Asylum for the Insane"


Mentals football jersey1909 Mentals Football Team
The staff had a football team called the Mentals.
They won many city championships
Marble Bible ~ Help Whistle
A Bible carved from marble by a patient.
A whistle used by female staff to call for
help from the male wing if they had a problem.
Keys made by patients
These keys made by patients to escape.
They sometimes cut a key from a sardine can and
added more to itto duplicate a key for their ward.


Hand-made instrument and artwork done by patients
Weapons made by patients
Weapons made by patients
to protect themselves from the staff
or from other patients.
Display Case with Patient-Made Straw Hat
The straw hat in this medical display 
was woven by a patient
who took the straw from the fields on the farm.

Organ and pulpit
Organ and Pulpit
This old pump organ used to be up at Norwood Gardens.
Autoharp, organ and sheet music from the chapel
Autoharp, Organ and 
Inspirational Sheet music.


Entertainment was often provided in the auditorium

Part of the hospital library

BMHC WEB TOUR DIRECTORY
Please Note: The Museum is temporarily closed. Actual tours are no longer offered at this time.
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Welcome to BMHC
Meet Your Curator and Guide
Administration
Support Services
Recreation & Leisure Time
Treatment I
Tour of the Grounds
Treatment II
BMHC History Book Intro
Cemetery and Cairns
Photo Gallery
Larger Images Gallery
BMHC Cemetery and 
Commemorative Cairns (original)
BMHC Cemetery (south) and 
New Commemorative Cairn
BMHC Cemetery (north) and 
New Commemorative Cairn
.
Asylum Fire of 1910
Parkland Building 
100th Anniversary
Photos and Webpage Design by Museum Volunteer Bill Hillman
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BILL and SUE-ON HILLMAN ECLECTIC STUDIO
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