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“see living place closely.”
Review of Fairfax House

Fairfax House
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$52.31*
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The York Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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$26.42*
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York Walking Tour including York Minster
Ranked #18 of 205 things to do in York
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Owner description: Step back in time when you visit this 18th-century town house, one of the finest examples of rococo decoration in England with its famous Terry collection of furniture and clocks.
Reviewed June 22, 2012

each room has guide, they going to explain all of interesting stuff in the room with professional knowledge. something behind story of the build is fun.

Thank Yoonmin K
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Reviewed June 20, 2012 via mobile

fairfax house used to be a cinema/dance hall at one time.york civic trust took it over in the 80s to make it what it is today.it was the winter home of viscount fairfax.its rich decor done by john carr.and alot of furniture by noel terry.nice clock,paintings the auction house christies was once said it said one of the best private collections of the 20 century.they hold various exhibitions on.very close to viking centre and castle museum and cliffords tower tel.01904 655543 for more details.

Thank anistazia
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Reviewed June 14, 2012

knowledgeable volunteers man the rooms & answer your questions & the guide book is a mine of information; this house was restored from near dereliction. It will take around an hour to cover and has a lovely gift shop.

Thank BirminghamUKVisitor
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Reviewed June 13, 2012

Some interesting non-original (to the house) artifacts with charming and helpful Guides in the few rooms but no photography allowed and really not much to look at for the price - half an hour tops.

Thank Howard H
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Reviewed June 5, 2012

TRUE CONFESSION: Had purchased a York Pass and were trying "not to lose money" on the deal was the driving force behind our touring the House. BUT... we were pleased with our tour, the experience, and use of our time! Great choice to stop here.

Thank Karan B
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