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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.

York city autumnal walk

Join us for a Great British Walk this autumn 

Thursday 23 October

Join our guide to find out more about the history of York and Frank Green's impact on some of the key historic sites around Treasurer's House. Part of the Great British Walk.

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. 

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.

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...

Join the conversation

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    Find us on twitter @TreasurersYork and let us know all about your visit.

  • Join us on facebook

    Head to our facebook page for updates on Treasurer's House, photos and events.

  • Pin your pics

    Follow our Pinterest boards and see the garden, house and collections up close.

Treat yourself

  • Pick up a treat or two at our high street shop. © Russell Oakley

    High street shop

    We're just around the corner from one of the largest National Trust shops.

  • Our delicious afternoon tea © Russell Oakley

    Below Stairs Cafe

    Indulge in a delicious lunch or an afternoon tea in atmospheric surroundings.