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The Shakespeare Centre

Henley St., Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW, England
+44 1789 201813
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But tickets, introduction to Shakespeare

This Centre is the place to buy tickets to Shakespeare's Birthplace but you can also get a ticket... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Edmund R
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St Andrews, United Kingdom
Loves labours lost

This is the key component of the Shakespeare trail. As part of the Shakespeare Trust multi site... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
geoffCambs
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St Neots, United Kingdom
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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 good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“his life” (7 reviews)
“worth seeing” (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 6 days ago

This Centre is the place to buy tickets to Shakespeare's Birthplace but you can also get a ticket to get entry to 3 properties, Shakespeare's Birthplace, Nash's House & New Place, and Hall's Croft. I bought the good value ticket for the 3 properties. In...More

Thank Edmund R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the key component of the Shakespeare trail. As part of the Shakespeare Trust multi site ticket it plays its part in the value of the trail. To be fair I am having difficulty in differentiation it from the other parts of the William...More

Thank geoffCambs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live in Stratford but this was our first visit. We had a friend staying withn us and choose to visit. The first part presntations and a tour which was educational and still suitable for the children. You then go on to walk around the...More

Thank 7458russn
Reviewed 12 July 2017

For those who are interested in Shakespeare's life, a visit to this centre is a must. The display of his life and times are nice, although there is hardly any mention of his contemporaries like Chistopher Marlow. A few original items are also on display.

Thank Prasad R
Reviewed 11 July 2017

As a bookworm and literary lover the Shakespeare Centre was a must see place for me and I was not dissapointed. Highly educational with magnificent exhibits and artefacts. I would recommend purchases a combo ticket online.

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We visited on a Pass for the three townhouses. Though the pass was quite expensive the centre did provide lots of interest. It was packed with foreign tourists though and so overly busy.

Thank Kayhel2011
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We loved seeing a nice video and looking at art inspired by the writer and done by so many different authors around the world

Thank 45isjusthalftime
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Fantastic to see the history being kept. Great buildings to look at and statues. Interesting museum on Henley Street but closed too early. Good selection of shops on the street too. A must to visit.

Thank Hilary C
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The Shakespeare Centre is much more than just 'another Shop / area about Shakespeare.' It is informative, innovative and interesting. You can wile away as much time as you have available to you in here and find gifts for all the people you thought were...More

Thank Newbridgers
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

A very good place to start a day in Stratford. Plenty of information here and you can buy tickets for the main places of interest. Tickets for all other places last -2 months. Very friendly and full of advice.

Thank AnselmColom
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