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Shakespeare's Birthplace

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Shakespeare's Birthplace: Shakespeare's Family Homes
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Visit Shakespeare’s Birthplace to walk in Shakespeare’s footsteps and explore the house where he was born and grew up. Hear tales of Shakespeare’s family life, enjoy live theatre on demand and get up close to rare artefacts from the Trust’s world...more
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Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Shakespeare's birthplace wasn't very eye catching when I visited, maybe it's had some work done since then. Even though, it is very historic....

Thank ga0di
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very interesting visit. Worth seeing. Well kept and infirmative. Could do with some more furnishings of the time though

Thank dmimrsmith
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were quite underwhelmed with Shakespeares birthplace. There was too much modern art in the first part of the museum. My friend does not speak English well and so struggled to understand what most of the displays were about. There were very few actual artefacts....More

Thank anerlie
ShakespeareBT, House Manager at Shakespeare's Birthplace, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I am disappointed to hear you did not enjoy all aspects of your visit to Shakespeare's Birthplace. As a charity, we are extremely grateful to our visitors, as admission fees, and money spent in our gift shops allow us to conserve five unique and important...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Museum and home are available for a one fee tour. Located on a street with quaint shops and friendly locals. Friendly tour staff and a picturesque village ambiance. Worth the trip for fans of the Arts.

Thank wonderwheeler01
Reviewed 6 days ago

Got to learn more about Shakespeare that I did not know (or maybe was taught way back in school and forgot). The docents in the house itself were vey helpful and informative. About the pricing that others have mentioned - must get the multi-house package....More

Thank Alan4B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Shakespeare's Birthplace yesterday and was excited by the opportunity to explore the inside of his lovely and well preserved homestead. Externally it is impressive and the exposed waddle and daub panel is interesting to view. I was immediately surprised to see a modern...More

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ShakespeareBT, House Manager at Shakespeare's Birthplace, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I am sorry to hear that your visit to Shakespeare's Birthplace did not meet your expectations. It is true that we do not have any of the original furnishings of the house from when Shakespeare lived there, they were not preserved in Shakespeare's time, and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We really didn't have any preconceptions about this site, but we found it to be extremely interesting and the docents were well informed and enthusiastic.

Thank Jirecarol
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An interesting insight into the life of Shakespeare and I found things out that I never knew. The actors and helpers in there were good. It was quite expensive though and it would be value if you were visiting all the Shakespeare locations but to...More

1  Thank benadamson18
ShakespeareBT, House Manager at Shakespeare's Birthplace, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to Shakespeare's Birthplace. As a charity, we are extremely grateful to our visitors, as admission fees allow us to conserve five unique and important heritage sites. The Full Story ticket, that includes all 5 houses, gives...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth visiting- especially if you are lucky enough to catch the actors in the garden who are happy to take requests to recite sonnets from any plays! Fantastic! They were so good! Lots to see and the staff are really knowledgeable.

1  Thank lking7108
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit. Very interesting with friendly and helpful staff. Lovely garden and places to sit outside

1  Thank maryprice0
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everythingevy
March 17, 2018|
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Response from Alan H | Reviewed this property |
We started at Birthplace as opens st 10.00 and took about an hour for visit as small museum attached. We then walked to New Place (10 min), then Halls Croft (5 min). Worth then popping into Trinity Church (5 min) as he is... More
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Kelly V
January 17, 2018|
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Yes you can. The gift shop has an entry on street side.
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August 21, 2017|
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Response from FatBub | Reviewed this property |
If you have the annual pass you purchased, it's valid for one year - visit as often as you like 😎
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