Shakespeare's Birthplace

Local nameShakespeare's Birthplace
LocationStratford-upon-Avon, UK

Shakespeare's Birthplace is a restored 16th-century half-timbered house situated in Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, where it is believed that William Shakespeare was born in 1564 and spent his childhood years. It is now a small museum open to the public and a popular visitor attraction, owned and managed by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. It has been referred to as "a mecca for all lovers of literature".

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Shakespeare's Schoolroom and Guildhall Entrance Tickets from 10 USD

Opening hours

31 Oct - 19 Mar: 10 am - 4 pm.
20 Mar - 29 Oct: 9 am - 5 pm

Closing times listed above are last entry. Houses close 30 minutes after last entry.

Other venues' opening hours vary.


Birthplace Pass:
Adult: £17.50
Child: £11.50
Concession: £16.50

Five House Pass (Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, Hall's Croft, Harvard House, Mary Arden's Farm, Shakespeare's Birthplace, Shakespeare's Grave):
Adult: £26.25
Child: £17
Concession: £24.75

Get a 10% discount when booking online.

More information and contact


Official Website




Phone +44 1789 204016

Address Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW, UK

Coordinates 52°11'38.023" N -1°42'28.906" E

Tours and activities: Shakespeare's Birthplace

Shakespeare's Schoolroom and Guildhall Entrance Tickets

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Shakespeare's Birthplace and Family Homes Tickets

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from 26 USD

Shakespeare's Birthplace: 'Winter 4 House' Ticket in Stratford-Upon-Avon

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