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The Fairfax House was originally the winter home of Viscount Fairfax and his daughter. The Fairfax House features richly decorated interiors and magnificent stucco ceilings, making it a good example of of Georgian design and architecture. The collection of furniture brings the Fairfax House alive and evokes a life once lived in grandeur, recalling townhouse-living in the 18th century.

Alternative name:

en Fairfax House Museum

Fairfax House
YO1 1RN York

Museum type(s)

Art & Design



Visitor information

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am – 04:00 pm


Monday: By guided tour at 11.00am and 2.00pm. No bookings are required.

Bank Holiday Mondays: 10.00am to 5.00pm

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7 - 15 £3.00
60 and over £6.00
National Art Pass Free
Adults £7.50
Students £6.00
Family £17.50


Family ticket: 2 adults and up to 3 children

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  • Museum shop


Castlegate, York, England


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