Many museums and galleries are reopening with safety measures in place. Please remember to check each venue's guidelines before visiting.

Join Fairfax House for an exclusive Twilight Tour and learn more about the celebrations and traditions of a Georgian Christmas.

Enjoy seeing Fairfax House after dark in all its festive glory, and hear about the merrymaking, decorations, feasting and activities that surrounded this festival in the 18th century. Also enjoy mulled wine and mince pies served in the Georgian Kitchen.

Tickets can be purchased from the Fairfax House museum shop during opening hours or by ringing 01904 655543.

Fairfax House

Castlegate, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9RN

01904 655 543


Opening times

Fairfax House is closed for general admissions until further notice, however we are offering special behind the scenes guided tours as special events in the run up to full reopening. These will be available to pre-book online via Art Tickets.

The Townhouse Giftery, our museum shop, is open Tuesday to Sunday between 11 - 4 from 1st August.

Please check the Fairfax House website for more details.

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