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Shakespeare's Birthplace

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Address: Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW, England
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+44 1789 204016
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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Visit the birthplace of the world's greatest playwright. Shakespeare's...

Visit the birthplace of the world's greatest playwright. Shakespeare's Birthplace has been welcoming visitors from all over the world for over 250 years. This fine Tudor house is where the dramatist's life began. Life, Love & Legacy exhibition provides an immersive journey into the Shakespeare's world and interweaves theatre with Shakespearian magic, setting the scene for your visit to the Birthplace. In the garden, meet your favourite Shakespeare characters as Shakespeare Aloud perform live.

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John (my parter) dragged me to this once but i must say they really have made it a special place to visit, lovely interesting reads about shakespeare and his history, highly... read more

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

John (my parter) dragged me to this once but i must say they really have made it a special place to visit, lovely interesting reads about shakespeare and his history, highly recommend

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been going to the theatre in Stratford for years and this was a very special place.You were given alot of details and interesting things about Shakespeare's life. In each room the staff were very informative and made everything interesting.

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was an interesting place to visit well laid out and informative. Suggest visitors buy one one of the multiple access passes to visit other places of interest associated with Shakespeare's life as they are located in a close vicinity

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Thank Von1956
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a lovely little museum which was easy to find in the town centre. The museum itself was informative and the staff on hand made it an extra bonus who was able to fill you in on that little bit more, as they know what they're talking about. It was nice to see the house so well preserved and... More 

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed the visit to this venue - the house is well laid out, with a good amount of information. However, the entrance price is vastly overpriced for what you get, spending less than an hour there, particularly as it is a safe bet for tourists. Felt a bit greedy, actually.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an incredibly well preserved house and the staff provide various helpful talks on your way around. The information about John Shakespeare and the work he did seemed very well researched. Unfortunately the information about the building itself, and the wall paintings in particular, was not 100% accurate. It is a lovely building though and clearly very significant.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Seeing some aspects of Shakespeare's private life was a fantastic experience, especially in an age when such history is harder and harder to come across. His birthplace was preserved very well, and there were actors in costumes to further authenticate the walk-through. His second house, despite being destroyed, was portayed via monuments and signs to point out what once stood... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I studied English Literature. During exams, I kinda hate Shakespeare. But after I graduate I admired him. Stratford-upon-Avon is definitely a MUST go in you are in England. He is the treasure of Britain. William Shakespeare's birthplace and the house he lived is worth to see. Tickets are around £32 for 2 persons. There no tickets to visit William Shakespeare's... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We all know about Shakespeare's plays and it's so interesting to learn a bit more about the man himself.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Birthplace of Shakespeare is an exiting and edifying place to visit but the highlight, by a long shot, is the actors performing either outside or in the room just to your right before entering the actual birthplace. We stayed to chat with them after some truly superior and passionate performances: Becca and Louis are true talents and you would... More 

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