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Australia Mental Asylum

Abandoned Callan Park Mental Asylum, Sydney

“These so called nurses treat patients most cruelly. They are mechanical, inhumane creatures” – former patient at the Callan Park Mental Asylum, Sydney. Site Name: Callan Park Mental Asylum, SydneySite Dates: 1878 – 2008Site Size: 104.5 acres The abandoned Callan Park Mental Asylum was one the most challenging sites I’ve ever explored alone. It was […]

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Ireland Mental Asylum

Grangegorman Mental Asylum, Dublin (Ireland)

Dates: 1814 – 2013 Number of patients: Over 2,000 Size: 30 hectares Status: Demolished Grangegorman Mental Asylum (otherwise known as Richmond Asylum) was part of St. Brendan’s Hospital, a psychiatric facility located in Co Dublin, Ireland. Interestingly, it was Ireland’s first ever public psychiatric hospital and it was my first “abandoned building” experience. The site […]

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Ireland Mental Asylum

Abandoned Portrane Mental Asylum, Co Dublin (Ireland)

This is one of the most challenging sites I have explored on my own. I knew security would be very high here, so I opted for a back entrance in. This meant using Google Maps to navigate through several overgrown football pitches and through very creepy woods until I came across small derelict buildings that […]

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Hello and welcome to Abandoned World Photography – where you can get lost in history and photography relating specifically to buildings of public interest, heritage and ancient architecture. All of the buildings published by Abandoned World Photography are vacant, abandoned and neglected. They will have a history, some more extensive than others, but there is […]