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Charterhouse tour

Discover the extraordinary history and secrets of the Charterhouse, a hidden gem in the centre of London. Visit the Great Chamber, where Queen Elizabeth I held court during the first days of her reign, and the Great Hall, the heart of the community where the Brothers meet for their meals. You will also see the Norfolk Cloister and Wash-house Court, associated with the medieval order of Carthusian monks, and Master’s Court which reveals the opulence of Lord North’s Tudor mansion.
Explore the boundaries between public and private, life and death, city and seclusion, old and new, with one of our expert guides.
Tours daily starting at 11.30am.

01 June - 30 June

Admission: £15.00 (concessions available)

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The Charterhouse

Charterhouse Square EC1M 6AN


The Charterhouse is located on the north side of Charterhouse Square a short walk from Barbican and Farringdon stations. Please see our website for directions (

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