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.

Beat the Christmas Blues

Looking for something to do over the Christmas break? Fairfax House will be open from 27 December to 2nd January including the Bank Holiday Monday on 28 December. Make the most of the fabulous Christmas installation, ‘The Keeping of Christmas’ and your last chance to see the exhibition, Consuming Passions: Luxury Shopping in Georgian Britain.

Closed: Monday 7 December

Due to our Volunteers’ Christmas Parties being held on Monday 7th December, Fairfax House will not be open for its usual tours at 11am and 2pm.

Mount Chamber Choir to sing at Christmas Extravaganza

Fairfax House is delighted to welcome The Mount School’s Chamber Choir as they sing from the Grand Staircase to fill Fairfax House with beautiful festive music for our Christmas Evening Extravaganza on Thursday 3rd December.