A ground-breaking exhibition celebrating the role of philanthropy in the development of the City of London.

A programme of events, from lectures to debates and concerts to seminars, will take place at the Charterhouse throughout the exhibition. For more information about the events programme, please click here.

Tours of the Charterhouse will be available at 3pm every Thursday to Sunday while the exhibition is running at a cost of £10 per head. There is no need to book these in advance, but please note that only cash payments will be taken. Please note that spaces on tours are limited, it is recommended that you arrive early in order to secure a place. 

Flower & wording

30th October – 30th November

12pm-5:30pm, Wednesday-Sunday


Philanthropy: The City Story is taking place at the Charterhouse and curated by the Museum of London. We are extremely grateful to the City of London Corporation’s charity, City Bridge Trust, who have funded the exhibition as part of City Philanthropy – A Wealth of Opportunity.