Home to many significant moments in London's history since 1371. A monastery, grand mansion, boys school and an almshouse. Explore the Charterhouse.

This Christmas the Charterhouse will be closed on the follow days: Sunday 25 December, Monday 26 December, Tuesday 27 December, Saturday 31 December, Sunday 1 January and Monday 2 January.

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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


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

Venue Hire


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

Support us


Join our Friends scheme or leave a legacy to ensure our special almshouse and unique historic site can be maintained and preserved now and for future generations… become a Friend

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

The Great Chamber

Book a tour

Discover the hidden away Charterhouse, rich with a unique history. Monks, Tudor noblemen, queenly courts, the wealthiest commoner in England, young scholars and much more. Book one of a range of tour tickets. Find out more

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