Explore the Charterhouse

Since its foundation in 1611, the Charterhouse has provided accommodation to a community of residents, known as Brothers.

Here you can discover their extraordinary story, learn more about becoming a Brother, and explore the fascinating buildings, gardens and governance of the Charterhouse.

The Great Chamber

Our stunning Great Chamber is the only one remaining in London, and now newly refurbished and displaying our marvellous portrait collection, its splendour has been ravishingly augmented. Take a look inside..


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


The Charterhouse

The Charterhouse gardens have been designed in an English country garden style featuring roses, herbaceous borders, ancient mulberry trees and a small pond... Explore our gardens


The Charterhouse collection tells our story through the eyes of those who lived at or visited the site during its seven centuries of history. There are over 2000 objects in our care including paintings, drawings and prints; historic silver; social history; historic furniture; and several library collections. Find out more about the collection here

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The Charterhouse

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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