Treasurer's House, York

The garden at Treasurer's House tucked behind the Minster

Important notice -

We're working hard to reopen many of our places where it is safe to do so. Treasurer's House is currently closed, however subject to restrictions lifting, it will re-open on Monday 17 May 2021 with tickets on sale from Friday 14 May.

Step inside this house of contradictions in the centre of York

Treasurer's House, York

What's on 

Visiting this spring 

Our gardens, parks, cafés, shops and countryside locations are open to visit. Subject to government confirmation, we're planning to reopen houses in England and Wales from 17 May, and in Northern Ireland from 24 May. Advance booking for visits helps us keep everyone safe and socially distanced. At quieter times such as weekdays, booking shouldn't be necessary, but to guarantee entry we recommend booking in advance, especially at weekends and bank holidays. Please check the property webpage before you visit and follow government guidance.

Upcoming events

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Treasurer's House, York

Things to see and do

Treasurer's House by special appointment tours

By special invitation to Treasurer's House

Replacing the more traditional free-flow entry, you are invited to join a small group of five for an exclusive hour-long journey around the house. Learn more about the eccentric owner and his special gift of Treasurer's House to the National Trust - the first to be gifted complete with its collection.

The garden at Treasurer's with a view of York Minster

The garden at Treasurer's House 

The Treasurer's garden has won Gold in the Yorkshire in Bloom competition for six consecutive years. It's the perfect place to take time out in York city centre, watching wildlife or enjoying views of the Minster. Free to visit on open days.

Treasurer's House, York


Two women looking up at an ornate cream ceiling

The history of Treasurer's House 

Discover a house with a 2,000 year history and how one man created his version of a historic house to showcase his rather unique collection. Step inside to see a moment in time and uncover more about Frank Green and his vision.

Treasurer's House, York


Man, woman and child looking at products in a shop

Head to the shop around the corner 

Just a short stroll past York Minster is the large city centre National Trust shop. Find it on the corner of Goodramgate, around 170 metres from Treasurer's House and open every day.

Treasurer's House, York

Places to stay

Stay a little longer in York

The living room at the laundry flat

Holiday at Beningbrough Hall 

Holiday in a very special place in the bright and welcoming apartment above the Victorian laundry surrounded by gardens, woodland and views of the main hall from your windows. Perfectly located for exploring York, Harrogate and the Yorkshire Dales; it's your very own escape to the country.

Treasurer's House, York

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Treasurer's House, York

Art and collections

Two women peering into a ship in a glass case

Top ten things to see in Treasurer's House 

Explore the house and discover the model of a Napoleonic gunship, striking chandelier and selection of interesting clocks among many other pieces. Here's ten of the best.

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Treasurer's House, York on the National Trust Collections website