Heritage Open Days

Visit for free on selected days as part of the national festival.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Head up the stairs to explore this house of curiosity, created by one man, Frank Green, and packed full of art and furniture collected on his travels. Head to the Below Stairs Café for refreshments (charges apply) or relax in the city centre garden by York Minster.

The basics

Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Please note tours are not pre-bookable and are filled on a first come first served basis on the day. This often means they can be full quickly on free days - we'd recommend arriving early to reduce the chances of disappointment.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
21 September 2019 11:00 - 16:30 Available
22 September 2019 11:00 - 16:30 Available

Contact Info

Treasurer's House Office
Call 01904 624247

Upcoming events

Frank Green's special 'by appointment' tours

Fri 20 Sep 2019
Join a small group for an exclusive 45 minute tour to learn more about Frank Green and his special gift of Treasurer's House to the National Trust - the first to be gifted complete with its collection.

Heritage Open Days

Sat 21 Sep 2019
Visit for free on selected days as part of the national festival.

An amazing discovery

Sat 21 Sep 2019
John Goodricke, a famous Georgian astronomer lived at Treasurer’s and made an astonishing discovery in the night sky. Find out more on this tour and how the 18-year-old astronomer used the Minster spires to measure the universe and variable stars.

Gardener's question time at the High Street Shop

Mon 23 Sep 2019
Meet the Senior Gardener from Goddards' House and Garden at the National Trust shop on Goodramgate and get the opportunity ask your green fingered queries.

Apple celebrations at the High Street Shop

Thu 03 Oct 2019
Meet Sam the Head Gardener from the National Trust properties in and around York at the shop on Goodramgate and celebrate all things apples.

Ghost cellar tour

Sat 26 Oct 2019
Grab a hard hat, join the guide and visit the cellar that played host to ghostly Roman soldiers, marching along on the buried Roman road that lies beneath the house.