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Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall

Open today: 11:00 - 17:00
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Shakespeare's Schoolroom and Guildhall Entry Ticket and Tour
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Discover where William Shakespeare was educated and inspired to become the world's greatest playwright. Learn how he spent his early school days and first experienced theatre. Take part in a Tudor lesson with Master Thomas Jenkins and brush up on...more
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Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HB, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

An informative tour which unfortunately had to be rushed due to the place closing but well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank petehwk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here expecting to see the classroom where Shakespeare studied and taking a few pictures - that's it. But I was very impressed by the Schoolmaster, who gave us not only historical facts about the school in the old days, but also important and I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JL_2099
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am amazed that this building is still standing. And it is still being used. I think the tour guide mentioned the 1500's. It is clearly wood and has sagged in places. But it shows what buildings were like which is very cool. I liked...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic exhibits with great explanations, making our understanding of schooling during the Shakespearean days come alive. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mike S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite the obvious lack of artefacts this was an enjoyable visit due mainly to the enthusiasm and friendliness of the guides. Be prepared to ask questions and join in as the more you do the better the experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank welhamarchitects
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here a few times now with different friends/family & always come away with a new piece of knowledge/fun time also.Unique experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DENA B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The staff here were brilliant - especially the schoolmaster. You get to experience what it was like for Shakespeare at school and try out writing with quills.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 468kat
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

I loved this ! Think it does help if you are sentimentally attached to your school days or to learning per se. Absolutely worth a look. You really feel the fire and passion. Excellent staff. Great lesson with the Master although I was dying to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tracey R
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Very well preserved and looked after. Always very busy with visitors and especially school children from various schools.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Theo07
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Very informative visit to the school and guild of William Shakespeare in a 600 year old building. The staff were all very approachable and sitting with the master was a going back in time experience along with the period costume that my husband tried on!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank asmaghani
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