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Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall

Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HB, England
+44 1789 203170
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Discover where William Shakespeare was educated and inspired to become the world's greatest playwright. Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall gives visitors the chance to discover how and where the world's greatest playwright, William Shakespeare, spent his school years and first experienced theatre. This period in Shakespeare's life, about which there has been little previous insight, undoubtedly awakened in him a passion for the craft of which he was to become a master. Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall provides a truly immersive experience for all - whether a lifelong Shakespeare enthusiast or new to his enduring legacy. Fun for all the family.
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Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HB, England
+44 1789 203170
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Reviewed yesterday

A step back in time. A wonderful experience into Williams Early life and how his imagination all came into being. A truely wonderful experience and a must do whilst here in Stratford Upon Avon, it lays the scene to everything else! The conservation and History...More

Thank catherinevucetic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited last week (7/8/17) with our young daughter and she thoroughly enjoyed herself. The lesson with the master had to be one of the highlights. We were taught some Latin and took part in a little acting. After the lesson we went through to...More

Thank ceriwynw
Reviewed 1 week ago

Master Jenkins alone is well worth the visit, the Schoolroom offers an insight into the schooling during Shakespeare's times and is very interesting. Test your hand at quill writing or just wander the rooms that hosted centuries' worth of children, the history within it's walls...More

Thank Maryna H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Real historical place, amazing story about the great person: Shakespeare. Everything started here :) I liked this school :)

Thank Gabriella0008
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a Shakespeare and history fan, this place was great! The staff were all very enthusiastic and attentive. Started downstairs and Tony gave us a very interesting talk about the guild hall, and seeing the newly discovered Catholic painting painting was awesome. Master Jenkins in...More

Thank Emily H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my mum and we had a great time staff were great and very knowledgeable the guy who played the school master was very entertaining and pitched his talk well including all the audience. Really enjoyed the dressing up in the old fashion clothing...More

Thank rosieangel123
Reviewed 1 week ago

The exterior of the building is beautiful, and the young lad outside was very polite and informative, however; inside is a different story. We were promised a tour including a Latin and quill calligraphy class, instead, we were met by unconcerned staff full of personal...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at the Schoolroom couldn't have been more helpful and informative. Our booking was altered on request, no problem at all. I had visited the schoolroom in the 1990s and I was impressed then, but this visit surpassed our (mine, my wife's, my ten...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very reasonably priced. Appealed to our whole group ages 4-73! Staff was very knowledgeable and graciously answered any questions. They have a great demonstration of a classroom with a teacher teaching the guests (students) Latin, fun for all ages. This classroom is also still used...More

Thank Cindymomof4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A thoroughly enjoyable experience. The friendly and knowledgeable staff were so informative and welcoming that I could have spoken to them for hours. The schoolmaster role was delivered in an interactive and fun way. I was genuinely enthused by the experience from start to finish...More

Thank Maria V
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