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The Shakespeare Centre

Henley St., Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW, England
+44 1789 201813
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Very interesting place and lovely gardens. It is busy here. This is where the tourists flock to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
LeighCenturion
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the Shakespeare Centre

this is yet another building in the main street owing its existence to Shakespeare.The sculpture is... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Peter M
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Opened in 1964 to celebrate the life and works of Shakespeare, this center houses the author's collections and provides a meeting place for literary scholars and researchers.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“his life” (9 reviews)
“combo ticket” (2 reviews)
“buy tickets” (2 reviews)
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Henley St., Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW, England
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+44 1789 201813
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting place and lovely gardens. It is busy here. This is where the tourists flock to. Lots to see before and after you enter Shakespeare's birthplace.

Thank LeighCenturion
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

this is yet another building in the main street owing its existence to Shakespeare.The sculpture is more of a minstral and has Shakespeare's quotes around it. Once again I did not go in as there was a charge and time was limited

Thank Peter M
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

For anyone who knows little about Shakespeare and his plays then this is a good introduction. There were some interesting artefacts showing how popular his works are around the world and remained throughout time. There was a lengthy film but not enough seating so didn't...More

Thank Sarah C
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

If you are really into Shakespeare , as I am, and you have a whole day in Straford, then buy the full story ticket here at the centre or online and start your journey viewing the centre's displays. If you are traveling with children or...More

Thank Debra I
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

Well run and informative we were lucky with the weather and could sit outside listening to young actors declaiming, by request, Shakespearean favourites.

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Reviewed May 8, 2018

A famous place for Shakespeare lovers, unfortunately saw the place from outside due to lack of time. Well worth a visit. It is memorable to see it even from outside due to its cultural value.

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Reviewed May 7, 2018

As residents of Stratford upon Avon my wife and I visited the Shakespeare properties a lot during our first year here. But many of our visitors over the years have objected to the pricing policy of the Shakespeare Trust. Recently we had visitors who wanted...More

Thank Dave B
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

This is where you purchase your tickets and there is a choice depending on how long you have and exactly which places you wish to visit. The display after the ticket desk is really interesting and there are guides scattered about to answer any questions...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Didn't actually get in to visit the centre as some parts of the centre were closed due to the snowy weather, however, they still wanted to charge the full price of £22 each. Very poor and ensured we won't go back when the weather's better.

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Reviewed February 7, 2018

The introduction to Shakespeare here is excellent. Visiting the houses is rather disappointing as there is so little known about Shakespeare's life.

Thank Steve M
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