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The Centre gave us a good overview of the life and times of the Bard, introducing us to his works... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

How wonderful to see so much history in one place!! It is a lovely venue and obviously loved by... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
Linda M
West Palm Beach, Florida
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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.
Henley St., Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW, England
+44 1789 201813
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

The Centre gave us a good overview of the life and times of the Bard, introducing us to his works and the other attractions in the area. An interesting video presentation began the tour.

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Reviewed September 24, 2018

How wonderful to see so much history in one place!! It is a lovely venue and obviously loved by people who care for it. Worth a visit!

Thank Linda M
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Part of the reasonable 5 place ticket and well worth seeing. Brings together some of the other activities you may have visited on the same ticket.

Thank dacsue
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Despite being sandwiched among school groups, we thoroughly enjoyed the visit to the Shakespeare Centre! Our guide was excellent, very informative and able to answer any and all questions. I really enjoyed the short film at the beginning of the tour, depicting the many examples...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2018

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
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
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
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
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.

Thank SirCuitous
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.

Thank DilrukshiH
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