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The Shakespeare Centre

Henley St., Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW, England
+44 1789 201813
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A famous place

A famous place for Shakespeare lovers, unfortunately saw the place from outside due to lack of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DilrukshiH
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
First visit for about five years

As residents of Stratford upon Avon my wife and I visited the Shakespeare properties a lot during... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dave B
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Stratford-upon-Avon, 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.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“his life” (9 reviews)
“combo ticket” (2 reviews)
“buy tickets” (2 reviews)
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Henley St., Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As residents of Stratford upon Avon my wife and I visited the Shakespeare properties a lot during our first year here. But many of our visitors over the years have objected to the pricing policy of the Shakespeare Trust. Recently we had visitors who wanted...More

Thank Dave B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is where you purchase your tickets and there is a choice depending on how long you have and exactly which places you wish to visit. The display after the ticket desk is really interesting and there are guides scattered about to answer any questions...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Didn't actually get in to visit the centre as some parts of the centre were closed due to the snowy weather, however, they still wanted to charge the full price of £22 each. Very poor and ensured we won't go back when the weather's better.

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

The introduction to Shakespeare here is excellent. Visiting the houses is rather disappointing as there is so little known about Shakespeare's life.

Thank Steve M
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

If you have only read about the man, this centre offers you much more about his life and times. When purchasing your ticket, this will give you entry to his birthplace, Nash's House and New Place and Hall's Croft. If you are a lover of...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Once past the ticket office where we found it a real nightmare choosing which ticket to buy and fending off the hard sell of the assistants ( my only criticism of this place) , the rest was wonderful. You walk through an excellent exhibition at...More

Thank Foss
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

It's a ticket kiosk on steroids. It is your preface to Shakespeare. Make sure you get the combo ticket if you will be there long enough to see it all.

Thank Mike N
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

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
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

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

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