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.

In January 2017 the Charterhouse opens to the public. During opening hours visitors will be welcome to visit the gardens in Charterhouse Square, our new museum and next door café. The Sir John Cass’s Foundation Learning Centre will be available for schools, families and other student... Plan your visit

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The Charterhouse

At the Charterhouse we have been living the nation’s history since 1348. And, in the spirit of the hospitality of our founder, Thomas Sutton, we are opening our gates to visitors.

The site upon which the Charterhouse stands was acquired in the middle of the fourteenth century as a burial ground for the victims of the Black Death... Learn/discover more about our history

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Charterhouse courtyard

With a long and fascinating history, the Charterhouse is a living legacy in the heart of London. Here you can learn more about how to make the most… plan your visit

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Brothers having a discussion

In addition to being a site of great historical importance, the Charterhouse is also a thriving community composed of the Brothers (the residents... join our community

What’s on

Whether you’re looking for something unique to do in London this weekend, or activities for children, there’s always something on at the Charterhouse… View our upcoming events

It is because of the generosity of a range of supporters that the Charterhouse community thrives in this historic site, and that the history and heritage of the site is maintained... Find out more about the many ways you can support us