Tour the Charterhouse

Discover 600 years of hidden London history

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School visits

An amazing place to learn about the changing face of England

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Charterhouse Community Warm Space

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

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 and shop 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.
Please note: There is no access to the Charterhouse or Charterhouse Square from Clerkenwell Road or the Charterhouse Square Campus, if your directions are taking you there please use postcode: ‘EC1M 6AH’ instead. This is for the Malmaison Hotel which is right next door to the Charterhouse entrance.

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


Woman in black turtle neck with glasses looking at painting in museum

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


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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