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.

Announcing our new Chapel Tour - an occasional opportunity to discover much more about this fine Jacobean chapel, featuring the extraordinary Thomas Sutton monument. A new Tour on offer when other parts of the Charterhouse are closed for events. Next available date 23rd May at 11:30 & 2pm https://thecharterhouse.digitickets.co.uk/availability/

History, music, art, family fun…. If you’re looking for something unique to do in London, discover what’s on at the captivating Charterhouse… View our upcoming events

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

Venue hire

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

About us

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The Charterhouse has been living the nation’s history since 1348. Today we are continuing our charitable mission to provide care and support to older people in need … find out more

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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