Bridgewater State Hospital View

Bridgewater State Hospital, located in southeastern Massachusetts, is a state facility housing the criminally insane and those whose sanity is being evaluated for the criminal justice system. It was established in 1855 as an almshouse. It was then used as a workhouse for inmates with short sentences who worked the surrounding farmland. It was later rebuilt in the 1880s and again in 1974. Bridgewater State Hospital currently houses 309 inmates all of whom are adult males.[1] The facility was the subject of the 1967 documentary Titicut Follies.[2] Bridgewater State Hospital falls under the jurisdiction of the Massachusetts Department of Correction..

Bridgewater State Hospital Contact Details

Address: 20 Administration Road, Plymouth, MA
City: Bridgewater
Zip: 2324
Phone 1: 508-279-4500
Type: State Prison

Mailing to Bridgewater State Hospital Inmates and Staff

Inmate Visiting Days and Hours

Day of Week Hours
Monday 1:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Friday 1:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Sunday 8:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Holiday Any state holiday which falls on a day when the visiting room is open (Friday through Tuesday), the visiting hours shall be 8:00 AM to 3:45PM. Hours for holidays which fall on days the visiting room is closed shall be determined by the Superintendent.