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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 yesterday

York is awash with remarkable historic buildings, but this one is a little different. It has a life stretching back several centuries, and is in a glorious location just behind the Minster, but was significantly shaped by its last private owner around a century ago....More

Thank Paul N
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the best National Trust properties we have been to! Beatiful house with a very interesting history due to its very quirky owner - Thomas Green, who refurbished it. The people working in each room were very friendly and knowledgeable, ready to pass tonnes...More

1  Thank Erika T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Interesting, informative... a good welcome and guides were very friendly and knowledgable. Good service and pleasant staff in cafe... great scones!

1  Thank Hilary G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautifully kept national trust property, with a great story attached. Well worth a visit if you are in York, conveniently situated right behind the minster. No parking though. room guides very helpful.

1  Thank Jane J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful house looked after by the National Trust in a quiet area of the city , within the walls and very close to the minster, and the National Trust shop. Good tea room and really lovely small garden in one of the best settings in...More

1  Thank KateLG
Reviewed 1 week ago

A truly unique experience that takes you into a totally different age. The guides seem to be very well informed.

2  Thank Drumgath
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the ghost tour in the cellar. Very spooky, dingy and atmospheric. The house is very interesting and shows a lot of history.

1  Thank Sy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to arrive just as the Attic Tour (extra charge even for NT members) was about to start. After being issued with hard hats, we were taken up onto the roof where our lively guide explained how the servants in the house...More

1  Thank DramaQueen55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the house as we are members of the trust on a recent visit to the city. We found it to be very interesting to see how the owner had the vision to completely reconfigure five residences into two. Each room had items in...More

1  Thank shaver2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a must see for anyone that likes quirky. The ex owner and benefactor was very rich and didn't mind spending to get what he wanted. He also kept a army of serving people in work, even though he didn't need to. I...More

1  Thank Karl S
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Frank green was original owner and appears to have been behind a lot of the furniture and room design. I think he came from ' new money ' wealth & an industrial background and to raise his profile invited the then Prince... More
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