• Master's Court
  • Chapel Garden entrance

The Charterhouse

Henry Yevele

place
Charterhouse Square, EC1M 6AN
info_outline
Bookshop, Full disabled access, Toilets, Partial disabled access
Founded as a Black Death burial ground, the site has served as a Carthusian monastery, Tudor mansion, school and an almshouse, which it remains to this day. The Charterhouse opened to the public in 2017 with a new museum.

Access

Sunday 23rd

Open 10.45am–5pm

(max visitors 120)

group
  • Highlight Tour with resident Brother every 60 mins (11am-4pm) max 15 per tour. Pre Booking only. Duration 30 mins .
  • Family Tour every 60 mins (11.30am-2.30pm) max 15 per tour. Pre Booking only. Duration 30 mins .

info_outline This building is open free of charge at other times of the year

Pre-booking is required for this building

Design

Restoration
Henry Yevele, 1371
Restoration
Seely and Paget, 1958
Extension
Eric Parry Architects, 2017
Type
Historical house, Religious, Museum
Period
Contemporary, Post-war, Tudor, Medieval