The Charterhouse has been living the nation’s history since 1348. In that time it has served as a monastery, private mansion, boys school and an almshouse, which it remains to this day.

We are closed to the public until further notice to protect the older and more vulnerable people living here at the almshouse, where we have taken a series of precautionary measures to ensure their health & safety. Until we can welcome you back again why not book an online event, or shop online here.

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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

Plan your visit

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With a long and fascinating history, the Charterhouse is a unique living legacy in the heart of London, and it’s there for you to discover… plan your visit

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

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

Venue Hire

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

Support us

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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

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