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Elegant town house dating from medieval times

Only a few metres from York Minster, this was the first house ever given to the National Trust complete with a collection - and it is not all that it first seems.

It has a history spanning 2,000 years, from the Roman road in the cellar to the Edwardian servants' quarters in the attics, and thirteen period rooms in between.

These house one man's remarkable collection of antique furniture, ceramics, textiles and paintings from a 300-year period.

Infamous ghost stories are another of the many quirky attributes of this property.

Tour of York Minster library with lunch

Delve into the depths of York Minster library © Sarah Griffin

Thursday 20 November

Uncover the literary gems within York Minster library on this expert-led tour, followed by a tasty two course lunch at Treasurer's House.

Hallowe'en half-term in York

Marvel at the spectacular colour of Illuminating York © Treasurer's House, National Trust

Saturday 25 October - Sunday 2 November

For family fun by day, bring the kids to follow the spooky Hallowe'en trail around Treasurer's House. For colourful nights out, see the house lit up as part of Illuminating York, Wednesday 29 October - Saturday 1 November. 

Aesthetica Short Film Festival

The Great Hall offers a grand and historic setting for your ceremony © National Trust/Sue Moxon

Thursday 6 to Sunday 9 November 2014

Treasurer’s House is one of the hosts of this city-wide festival, showcasing independent films from across the world. Experience the bright lights of the cinema in the elegant surroundings of the Great Hall.

Autumn at Treasurer's House

With autumn in full swing, check out our top tips for the season. Book on to an event celebrating the colourful outdoors and warm up with seasonal treats in the cosy Below Stairs Cafe.  

Places to stay in the city centre

Come and stay in one of our charming flats for a fantastic weekend getaway in a historic setting. Choose from two quirky flats in the heart of York with original features, Goodramgate and Minstergate.

Illuminating York 2014

For this year's Illuminating York theme of "Leading Lights," Treasurers House features ground-breaking astronomer John Goodricke. Behold his telescope, and be dazzled by his stellar discoveries with our inflatable planetarium.

New Roman York display

Will you see a legion of ghostly Roman soldiers?

Delve in to the basement to see our brand new display about Roman York, including a video of Harry Martindale describing the ghostly Roman soldiers he saw marching through the cellar wall. Book on to a guided tour at reception, if you dare...

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