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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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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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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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Walking through history

Not only is the house fantastic to look at, and all the rooms very well preserved, but you are in the room in which William Shakespeare was born, and then, next door, the room in... read more

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Not only is the house fantastic to look at, and all the rooms very well preserved, but you are in the room in which William Shakespeare was born, and then, next door, the room in which he lived with his brothers for many years. A real piece of history. And before you get there there is a little museum with... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

How could anyone visit Stratford upon Avon and not take time to see Shakespeare's Birthplace??? It gives a brief glimpse into life as it was before the hectic times that followed although I do think our "mod cons" are a big improvement on how life used to be!

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very interesting visit . Good for children studying Shakespeare as a visual aid.! Staff very friendly and gift shop has interesting goods for sale

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you go to Stratford you have to go to Shakespeare's birthplace. As someone said below there's not too much to see in the house itself but for around £20 we went to all the houses in the town as well as Anne Hathaway's cottage which definitely was worth a trip. Also the whole experience is visiting his birthplace as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great little stop off. House is such a great sight and perfect for pictures. Restoration is excellent. Guides very informative.

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Thank Sarah W
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Shakespeare was undoubtedly one of the towering figures of literature of the last Millennium, and is appreciated as such worldwide. It is fascinating to learn a little of his humble origins. There is nothing anyone can add to his legacy, but I can say that the men and women who guide us around his first home are clearly well informed... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited during the week and was lovely and quiet. Staff very informative and keen to share their knowledge. Was able to take my time and absorb all the rooms. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed walking round Shakespeare's birthplace but i thought there wasn't much to it for £17.50. You can go to two other houses using the same ticket but there is no option to by a ticket just for the birthplace. There is a good gift shop and the staff are friendly. There were three actors in Tudor costume around the house... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The attraction is fully authentic and very beautiful. The maintenance on the house is perfect and the guides welcoming.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friendly place. The guides actually looked interested and enthusiastic. It was good to get a real feel for Shakespeare's life. Great shop too!

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