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Tour the Charterhouse

Discover 600 years of hidden London history

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Almshouse

Join our vibrant community

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Venue Hire

A unique venue for filming, photoshoots and events

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Community Space

Drop in for a hot drink and a chat or just some quiet time – Every Friday 10am - 12pm

The Charterhouse is an almshouse and a heritage site, our historic buildings dating back to medieval and Tudor times are home to a vibrant contemporary community.

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The Charterhouse by Candlelight

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Opening times

We are open 10:30am to 4:30pm, Tuesday – Saturday.

Two tours run daily at 11:00am and at 2:15pm.

The Museum display, shop and Chapel are open and free to visit during opening times

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Tickets & prices

The Charterhouse is open for tours with free access to the Museum and Shop.

Our tours range from £18 – £30.

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Getting here

The Charterhouse, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6AN or EC1M 6AH (Malmaison Hotel – next door to the entrance of the Charterhouse).

Tel: 0203 818 8873

The nearest stations are Barbican and Farringdon. Buses 4, 56, and 153 stop in front of Barbican station on Aldersgate Street. For more information click the link below.

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The almshouse

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Today, more than four hundred years since it was founded, our almshouse continues to offer a safe home and supportive community for older people in need… apply here

Museum

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Our museum takes you back over 600 years, distilling the history of the Charterhouse and the lives of those who have lived there in a fascinating series of objects and images. … Find out more here

Great Chamber

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We are proud to present our newly refurbished Great Chamber now featuring the additional splendour of our portrait collection. … Look inside

Venue Hire

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Stunning rooms and atmospheric spaces to make your private occasion or business event uniquely memorable… step inside

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