High Heels, High Fashion

Fairfax House opens its fourth exhibition of historic fashion, spotlighting arguably the most adored and coveted accessories of all… shoes – in just one week.

Half-term Family Fun

Come one and all this half-term for some family fun and find Gregory our resident Townhouse Mouse, as he invites young mouselings to follow his trail throughout this historic Georgian Townhouse.

Our first visitors

We were delighted to welcome our very first visitors for the 2016 Season through our new Visitor Reception and Museum Shop. Why not come and take a look – and find out what makes our visitors smile.

We are open!

Fairfax House opens its doors this Saturday 6th February after renovation works to create a stunning new visitor reception and museum shop.

Open Doors this Weekend

Don’t miss a behind the scenes look at Fairfax House this Saturday and Sunday during York Residents’ Festival. We are offering FREE entry to York residents’ but we are open to all …

Fairfax House Stays Open

In spite of the terrible floods hitting York, Fairfax House is OPEN. Come and enjoy seeing the house for the last few days before it closes for its annual deep clean in winter. We will be open on 29, 30 and 31 December as well as 2 January.