Light on Morisset: Inside the Hospital Exhibition


Welcome to Morisset Hospital. It’s the mid-twentieth century.

You’re about to tour the hospital and discover the fascinating history of this place. See never before exhibited photographs taken inside the hospital in the 1970s and 80s. Discover authentic objects from the Morisset Hospital Historical Society collection.

Learn about the history of mental health care and the tight-knit community at Morisset.

Read and listen to the experiences of real patients, staff and residents. They’ll tell you about life inside, from their perspective, in their own words. 

Wednesday - Friday 10am-2pm

Saturday - Sunday 9am-1pm

Wednesday 27 October 2021 – Sunday 5 December
Gold Coin entry

Please note visitors to this venue are required to comply with all NSW Public Health Orders, including proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and masks required at all times, unless medical exceptions can be shown. 

Image: Paul Pearson, Sun Herald, 27 October 1975, Reproduction of a black and white photographic print, Lake Macquarie City Council Local Studies Collection, Purchased 2020


  • Wednesday, 01 December 2021 | 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Thursday, 02 December 2021 | 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Friday, 03 December 2021 | 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Saturday, 04 December 2021 | 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Sunday, 05 December 2021 | 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM


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