Hospitals and Asylums – Urban Exploring Locations

  • Hospitals and Asylums

Wheelchair Hospital

Hospital of Wheelchairs, Germany

The Hospital of Wheelchairs in an abandoned care home in Germany that is full of forgotten wheel chairs. The hospital closed after an unfortunate accident.
Dr Annas House and Surgery

Dr Anna’s House and Medical Surgery, Germany

Dr Anna's was the medical surgery and home of a doctor and his wife. Abandoned for 15 years, the house is a time-capsule that still contains all their belongings and medical items.
Sanatorium Salve Mater, Belgium

Sanatorium Salve Mater, Belgium

Salve Mater Sanatorium was a psychiatric hospital in Belgium, set up by the Sisters of Mercy to treat only women. The hospital closed in 1997 was used by an artist.
Sanatorium d'Aincourt

Le Sanatorium d’Aincourt / Fleurs de Ruine, France

Le Sanatorium d'Aincourt was a hospital specialising in open-air treatment for tuberculosis. It was the largest such sanatorium to be built in France.
Pripyat Hospital

Pripyat: Hospital MsCh-126 Medico-Sanitary Unit

Hospital No. 126 was the general infirmary for Pripyat. The first firemen to respond to the Chernobyl Disaster were taken here and their clothing remains radioactive.
Shelton Hospital

Shelton Hospital, Shropshire, UK

A hospital in Shropshire specialising in mental health which opened in 1845 as the Shropshire and Montgomery County Asylum.
CMH Cambridge Military Hospital

CMH – Cambridge Military Hospital, Aldershot, UK

Cambridge Military Hospital opened in 1879 to serve the British Army. It was also used by the NHS in later years and closed in 1996.
Severalls Hospital

Severalls Hospital Lunatic Asylum, Colchester

Severalls Asylum opened as a mental hospital in 1913. The simple but elegant buildings contain some amazing corridors and doors. The hospital closed in the early 1990’s.
St Gerard's TB Hospital

St Gerards TB Orthopaedics Hospital, Coleshill

St Gerards is a small Hospital set up by the Father Hudson Society in Coleshill to provide treatment for children. It became a TB and orthopaedics hospital and closed in 1998.
St Georges Hospital - Northumberland Lunatic Asylum, Morpeth

St Georges Hospital – Northumberland Lunatic Asylum, Morpeth

The Victorian built St Georges hospital opened as a ‘lunatic asylum’ in the late 1850’s. It later became a general purpose NHS hospital until its closure.
Frimley Park X-Ray Department at Cambridge Military Hospital

Frimley Park X-Ray Department at Cambridge Military Hospital

The fully equipped Radiology department at Cambridge Military Hospital, in perfect condition complete with functional X-Ray machines.

Teddy Bears Day Nursery at St John’s Asylum, Lincoln

The Nursery at St John’s Asylum is a well preserved section of the hospital with minimal decay and leftover toys and other items, and even kids paintings on the walls.