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Booking your visit to Treasurer's House

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You never know who you might meet at Treasurer's House | © National Trust Images / Annapurna Mellor

Join an hour-long guided tour to uncover the history of Treasurer’s House and more about the man who created it. Find out more about booking your visit to Treasurer's House, different tour options and what to expect.

How to book

  • Every Thursday we release new tickets for the following four weeks, covering April - October.
  • Entry is free for members, but please bring your membership card with you. Non-members will need to pay in advance.
  • Please book one ticket per person, except for children aged 5 or under as they don't need a ticket.
  • You’ll need to choose a tour time for the day you want to visit. Please choose a 15 minute time slot and arrive at the start to enable the tour to leave promptly. Tours last one hour.
  • Bookings are for your use only and are not available for resale.
  • We'll send your booking confirmation by email. Please make sure you fill in your correct email address when you book to ensure you receive your confirmation email.

When to visit

Access to the house by tour April - October, visit without a tour during winter opening hours when the house is dressed for Christmas.

Open Saturday - Wednesday, 11am - 4pm, tours run every 15 minutes with the last tour at 3pm.

Head to the house page to find out more about Mr. Green and what to expect when you visit plus more about the tour options depending on the day you're visiting. Let our friendly and passionate volunteers take you on a memorable journey around the historic spaces of thie rather unique house.

The tour of the house was our favourite part, it was spectacular. It has been kept in the original condition and looks amazing. Geoff our tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable.

A quote by Tripadvisor November 2022

Award winning

Don't just take our word for it. Treasurer's House won the Travellers' Choice Award from Tripadvisor in 2023 and 2022 - this is given to the top 10% of places with consistently high reviews.

This goes alongside the Expert Choice Award from Tripexpert, also for 2023 and 2022. Voted by journalists and others in the tourism trade it puts Treasurer's House in the top 1% of attractions in York.

Book your visit

If you are visiting with one of the complementary passes we support, please follow the booking instructions, and select National Trust member. When asked for your membership number, enter the code if supplied or if no code, the name of the pass e.g., York Pass, or for Yorkshire’s Great Houses, Castles and Gardens use YGHCG.

Missed out on booking?

Ticket sales close at 8am on the day of the tours. The ticketing system defaults to 'sold out' when pre-bookable sales end. There are extra tickets available every day for visitors to walk-in and get from admission. These are sold on a first come, first served basis for tours throughout the day.

When you arrive

  • Have your booking details and membership card or payment to hand.
  • Please arrive promptly for the beginning of your chosen time slot. Due to the checking in process, your tour will begin at the end of your chosen time slot.
  • You are welcome to visit the garden anytime to suit you, from 11am until 4pm, for 3pm tours the garden is only available beforehand.
  • Please leave any bags larger than a medium rucksack, and pushchairs in one of the city centre left luggage facilities as you will not be able to carry it with you nor are we able to store on your behalf.

Changing your booking

If you set up an account when you made your booking, you will be able to amend the date/time of your booking online up to 24 hours before the date of your visit, or by calling 0344 249 1895

If you are a member and can no longer attend, please let us know by giving us a call on 0344 249 1895

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Book your visit

Pre-booking a tour is advised to guarantee your chosen day and time slot. Please select your chosen arrival window and the tour will depart at the end of this time. You can book for today up until 8am, and the next slots will be released every Thursday. If you've missed booking, drop into admissions and the team will book you on the next available tour.

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