Visit Freud Museum, London - The Home Of Sigmund Freud
Located in London, it is the final home of Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis, and his daughter Anna Freud, a pioneer child psychoanalyst.
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In 1938, after escaping Nazi annexation of Austria, Freud came to London and moved in this house. All the furniture plus antiques are 100% original.
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Although he died a year later in the same house, Anna Freud continued to live here until her death in 1982.
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Freud continued to work in London and it was here that he completed his 1939 book Moses and Monotheism. He also maintained his practice in this home.
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The centre piece of his study - & Sigmund Freud’s work - is his famous psychoanalytic couch. It has become a staple in depicting analysis ever since.
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Freud’s couch is undoubtedly one of the most famous pieces of domestic furniture in the world. When Freud left Vienna for London, the couch came too.
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The museum is dotted with all of his original case studies and patient records, giving us a fascinating insight into the world of psychoanalysis.
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It also offers interactive activities, such as writing about one positive change we’d like to see in the world, as part of a manifestation exercise.
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Visitors can fill out as many cards as they like, and then hang them in a separate room of the museum!
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This is what it’s like! 😊 It was Anna Freud’s wish for the house to be converted in a museum, after she passed. It was opened to the public in 1986.
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