Visit the house where the world’s most famous playwright was born and grew up.
Discover the fascinating story of William Shakespeare's early years, and see where he spent the first five years with his new wife. See how his father, John, earned his living as a glove maker and explore The Shakespeare Exhibition, before entering the house and it's outstanding gardens.
You can meet your favourite Shakespeare characters and watch some of his best-loved scenes brought to life by actors as you stroll through the house and grounds, you may even want to take part!
Admission to Shakespeare's Birthplace now includes FREE entry to Hall's Croft and Nash's House, as part of the Shakespeare Town House Ticket! See prices to the right.
New Exhibition Coming Soon!
We have exciting plans for a brand new introductory exhibition, "Famous Beyond Words – Shakespeare all around us", due to launch in March 2014.
For four centuries Shakespeare’s work has fascinated people of all ages and backgrounds. The new introductory exhibition at Shakespeare’s Birthplace will explore the extraordinary story of William Shakespeare, the boy from Stratford-upon-Avon who became a household name all over the world. Discover what sparked his imagination and how he continues to shape our lives today.
In preparation for the new exhibition, Life, Love and Legacy has now closed for refurbishment.