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“Very Informative and Impressive”
Review of Mansion House

Mansion House
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$50.22*
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The York Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #91 of 205 things to do in York
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Owner description: The official residence of the Lord Mayor of York and is one of York's great historic treasures houses and one of its best kept secrets of York's civic history from the simplicity of the hall way to the grandeur of the Stateroom, from seeking the secret drawers hidden in a bureau to discovering the chamber pot, The Mansion House is a fascinating building just waiting to be discovered!
Lincolnshire
Level 6 Contributor
119 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Very Informative and Impressive”
Reviewed March 17, 2013

The guide was an ex-mayor and very informative.

The building is beautiful and has an interesting history.

Very reasonable to get in and well worth a look.

Visited March 2013
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English first
York, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Step back in time”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Just the most fantastic "home" in York. dined on the first floor overlooking St Helen's Square - thought I was on a film set! Divine!!

Visited December 2012
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York, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
128 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“City Skyline”
Reviewed April 19, 2012

A small group of us took a night photography course on The Mansion House roof. Access was through the Mayor's bedroom window!

These small courses run twice a year and are well worth it for the view. I think this is the only occasion you can get up there.

Visited March 2012
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staffordshire
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“An hour very well spent!”
Reviewed October 31, 2011

Having visited lots of the other 'old house' attractions in York this was the last one during our trip and was the one that we probably enjoyed the most. You can only visit at set times to be shown around by a guide. Our guide was fantastic. He was very knowledgeable and gave us lots of information about the house, it's people and the history of York. It was very interesting and it was good to see the various rooms in the building. There was probably more to see at Fairfax House but the Mansion House offered so much more because you were shown around and given lots of information about the things in the house.
It was a very enjoyable, informative way to spend an hour.

Visited October 2011
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York, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
106 reviews
86 attraction reviews
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“no bad”
Reviewed August 28, 2011

staff not to sure of what they say the mansion house lord mayors home great big building in the court yard behind the guild hall plenty of steps should be free plenty of history though

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