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Shakespeare's Birthplace

Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW, England
+44 1789 204016
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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 class collections as you discover how the extraordinary William Shakespeare continues to shape our lives today.
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  • Terrible1%
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Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW, England
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"glove making"
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"actors performing"
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"gift shop"
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"his life"
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"house ticket"
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"shakespeare fans"
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"old house"
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"interesting visit"
in 47 reviews
"anne hathaway's cottage"
in 79 reviews
"value for money"
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"well worth the visit"
in 43 reviews
"great place to visit"
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"birthplace"
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Reviewed yesterday

Quite a nice location and display. Overcrowded; tour group-itis. Many punters clearly just traipsing round because 'this is where you go when you go to Stratford'. Some staff were great, including the actors performing Shakepseare monologues in the garden, but some staff clearly bored and...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

My 11-year-old daughter and I went to Shakespeare’s birthplace and went through in ten minutes. There was a film on a loop, a few exhibits - books with illegible writing and a bust of Shakespeare etc. There were also some actors in the pleasant garden...More

Thank Don H
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Another Shakespeare building not to be missed. Great building to looked around to give you a look at what life was like in the time of Shakespeare. Nice staff and loved sitting in the grounds watching performers acting parts of Shakespeare's plays. Easy to find...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Home of Shakespere.Must visit historic city on the banks of River Avon.About 3 hours drive out of london.Time well spent

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited the city of Stratford-upon-Avon -the Home of Shakespeare. Excellent city to walk thru with historical significance. Shakespeare home and the river are must visit locations.Had a Great time.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

As I was staying in Stratford, I managed to go in when it opened which allowed a pleasant, unhurried visit. I liked film at the beginning which highlighted the longevity of Shakespeare productions and showed excerpts/photos from various productions and also found the visit to...More

Thank LondonJmj
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Each room has a docent dressed in period costume who gives the history bit for that portion of the house. The best part for me was the performance outside by young actors doing bits and pieces from Shakespeare’s plays.

Thank AZShaxpur
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Reviewed 5 days ago

You don't have to be an ardent fan of Shakespeare to appreciate this property. Well set out and very informative.

Thank Pauline C
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very busy with coach tours and u feel forced to walk through quicker. The actors gave lovely performances and the guides knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank Andrea H
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is our second time here. It is very nicely restored. The museum part is well done. There were actors acting scenes from his plays out in the courtyard. This along with Anne Hathaway's cottage give you a good sense of what it was like...More

Thank Chris K
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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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Response from Victor L | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. The gift shop has an entry on street side.
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Lambchop1425
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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