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.

The Charterhouse will be closed on Friday 18th October for a private event. We apologise for not being open to the public on this date, but hope you will join us for a visit soon. Find out what events we have coming up here.

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


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


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


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

About us


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


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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