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Treasurer's House

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Step through 2,000 years of history with one visit to this house of dreams, where rooms are set up and furnished to mirror the grand styles from medieval times to the early 1900's.
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Treasurers House Minster Yard, York YO1 7JL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the Treasurers House on a recommendation, didn't know what to expect. It was a surprise and well worth the visit. Lots of interesting things to see, we took the tour, which was really good. Spend an while here its worth while.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Brian B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Although we thought we knew York, we had never visited the Treasurer’s House. It is a fascinating property and all the dream of one man. The volunteer stewards were so charming and took time to tell the story of the house and to bring it...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank RandAW_Sussex
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Treasurer's House actually dates from a time after the position of treasurer to York Minster had ceased to exist (post-Reformation). That doesn't stop the house and its contents providing a fascinating experience and the décor and fittings mirror the quirky taste of its last...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank karolgadge
Reviewed 6 days ago

Located at the back of the Minster is easy to find. There are information boards to read in each room providing more detail and extremely helpful volunteers eager to explain further detail. Restful gardens with beautiful iris and plane tree avenue. Access to the garden...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was surprised to learn there was a National Trust house in the middle of York. It is not the largest National Trust property by any means but bigger and prettier than I expected. We learnt lots of history from the volunteers in each room...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This visit was interesting as to what had been done to the house and the design and furniture within. It is near York Minster and sitting in the garden offers a quiet seat looking directly at the Minster. There is a cafe which looked popular...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had excellent national trust visit paid an £4 to visit the attics to hear more about the lifes of the servants very informative & worth the extra. Also fab views of York Minster

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

1 review “Beautiful house, beautiful garden” Pending review Well worth a visit. A hidden gem in , by the side of the Minster. A quirky house full of oddities and quaint architecture. There are plenty of rooms to look around, the blue drawing room is...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wet Sunday, new NT Members - where to go? Chose this and not disappointed, many local connections & very interesting personalities. Staff very helpful as well. Tea room very good.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited yesterday while on a day visit to York, staying in North Yorkshire for the week. Took advantage of a guided tour and learned a lot from the guides about the history of the property and its owners. Geoff and Mel were very well informed...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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May 12, 2019|
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Response from karencA6283NY | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think there are separate cellar tours as there are roof top tours. We did the roof top tour - think it was £4 each but worth every penny, so interesting.
October 4, 2018|
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Response from Widlydidly | Reviewed this property |
Adults £8.10, children half that. But NT members get in free.
August 2, 2018|
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