Treasurer's House, York

View of the house and garden at Treasurers House

A house of contradictions, café and garden in the centre of York

Treasurer's House, York

Things to see and do

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Plan your visit to Treasurer's House

From ghostly cellar tours to discovering the large collection and the award winning garden, there's plenty to explore upstairs and downstairs, inside and out, at this elegant townhouse tucked behind York Minster.

Treasurer's House, York

What's on 

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The joy of Christmas at Treasurer's House 

Experience the magic and opulence of a Christmas past at Treasurer's House and enjoy a delicious Christmas pudding scone topped with warm brandy butter in the Below Stairs Café.

Upcoming events

Gardener's question time at the High Street Shop

Mon 23 Sep 2019
12:00-16:00
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.

An amazing discovery

Tue 24 Sep 2019
11:00-16:00
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.

Frank Green's special 'by appointment' tours

Wed 25 Sep 2019
13:15-16:00
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.

Apple celebrations at the High Street Shop

Thu 03 Oct 2019
10:00-17:00
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
11:00-15:30
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.

Christmas at Treasurer's House

Sat 09 Nov 2019
11:00-16:00
Enjoy Treasurer's House beautifully decorated for a traditional Christmas.
Treasurer's House, York

Eating and shopping

Treasurer's House, York

History

Treasurer's House, York

Groups

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Group visits to Treasurer's House 

Make your visit to York city centre memorable with a visit to see the collection, bespoke tours to hidden parts of the house, tempting treats in the Below Stairs Cafe and a warm welcome.

Treasurer's House, York

Get involved

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Join the Treasurer's House team 

Get involved and support the work of the National Trust in York city centre. Volunteers are essential to help in all areas from room guiding to gardening.

Treasurer's House, York

Places to stay

Stay a little longer in York

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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

Venue hire

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Treasurer's for hire  

Whatever the occasion, Treasurer's House turns a special event into an unforgettable one. Catching up with friends and family in York? Or do you have a large group you would like to entertain? We can look after groups of 15 to 40 and provide an impressive backdrop to your family get together or corporate event. For smaller groups, please just give us a call to reserve a table.

Treasurer's House, York

Art and collections

Our collections

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