Open Gardens - Thursday 22 June

Come and join us for an evening of music, food and drink in our beautiful private gardens

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Tour the Charterhouse

Discover 600 years of hidden London history

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Visit our museum

Explore the vibrant heritage of the Charterhouse

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School visits

An amazing place to learn about the changing face of England

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Free, Warm & Welcoming

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

The Charterhouse has been home to many significant moments in London's history since 1371. It has been a monastery, grand mansion, boys school and an almshouse, which it remains to this day.

What's on

Architecture of the Almshouse

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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 and shop are open and free to visit during opening times

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Tickets & prices

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

Our tours range from £18 – £30.

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Getting here

The Charterhouse, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6AN.

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.

Plan your visit


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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

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

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