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What is included in the tour
- Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Tour and Exhibition Entrance Ticket
- Sparkling Afternoon Tea (If Option Selected)
- All Taxes included (what you see is the final price per person)
What is NOT included in the tour
- Pick up and drop off service from Hotel
- Meals other than those specified in inclusions
- Drinks other than those specified in inclusions
- Tips (not mandatory)
Travel through time to Elizabethan London on a guided tour of the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. Visit the reconstructed theatre on the city’s Bankside and enjoy live commentary about staging and performance in Shakespeare’s day. Then, head into the Globe Exhibition with an audio guide to listen to recordings of riveting performances and learn about drama in 16th-century London from interactive displays. Make your experience even more memorable by upgrading to include a sumptuous 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'–themed afternoon tea at the Globe's restaurant.
- Guided tour of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London
- Tour the reconstructed Elizabethan theatre and see how plays were staged in Shakespeare's day
- Enjoy all-day access to the interactive Globe Exhibition
- See Shakespeare's world brought to life by actors, recordings and interactive displays
- Upgrade to include a whimsical afternoon tea at the Swan at the Globe
Shakespeare’s Globe is an authentic reconstruction of the open-air playhouse first built in 1599, where the famous playwright worked and for which he wrote many of his greatest plays! After opening in 1997, the reconstructed Globe is today a working theatre and much-loved attraction for fans of The Bard.
Exhibition & Theatre Tour
The world’s largest visitor experience devoted to Shakespeare, the Globe’s Exhibition & Theatre Tour imagines the Globe as it would have been, surrounded by raucous taverns and bawdy-houses! Find out about extravagant Elizabethan costumes and how 16th-century musical instruments were used. There are also special temporary exhibitions that change throughout the year, with live demonstrations that bring Shakespeare’s world to life!
You will have a 30 minute guided tour of the Globe Theatre, with expert guided storytellers colourfully recreating stories of the 1599 Globe and the reconstruction process in the 1990’s.
Afternoon Tea Upgrade Option
Finish your tour in style by upgrading to include afternoon tea at the Swan at the Globe. This one-of-a-kind afternoon tea is inspired by Shakespeare’s much-loved A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and many of the sweet and savoury delights on offer can be traced back to the play — even the crockery on which the tea is served has been designed to reflect the play's whimsical themes. Sip a glass of prosecco and your choice of tea, and sink your teeth into a delectable selection of finger sandwiches, scones and cakes while you gaze out over the Thames River and St Paul’s Cathedral.
Daily: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Globe Theatre Tours
November – February:
- 9.30 am – 4.30 pm
March – October:
- Monday - 9.30 am – 4.30 pm
- Tuesday to Saturday - 9.30 am - 12.00 pm
- Sunday - 9.30 am -11.00 am
Tour departs every 30 minutes.
Please note that during the Theatre Season (April until October) Globe Tours are only available in the mornings, except for Monday when there are Globe Tours all day.
Afternoon Tea is served Monday-Saturday (14.00-15.30 hrs) and on Sundays (14.30-15.30 hrs)
The Suggested Guided Tour time is MONDAY-SATURDAY at 12.00 hrs (approx 30 minutes) followed by a self-guided tour of the Exhibition (approx 45 minutes) followed by the Afternoon Tea.
On Sundays, there are usually dress rehearsals taking place so the last guided tour of the day is earlier at 11.00 hrs. Should you book that please bear in mind the Afternoon Tea is not served until 14.30 hrs.