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Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall

Discover where William Shakespeare was inspired to become the world’s greatest playwright.
“Hidden jewel…if you’re coming to Stratford, this is a must.”

Immerse yourself in sixteenth century Stratford-upon-Avon, explore the very room where William Shakespeare sat as a pupil in the 570s and the space where he first saw plays performed by the country’s greatest actors of the day.

Join in Tudor School lesson
Dress up Tudor-style for a family “selfie”
Play Tudor games and get messy with quill and ink
Marvel at our medieval wall paintings
Brush up your Latin

Whether a lifelong Shakespeare enthusiast or new to his enduring legacy, this authentic experience illuminates and brings to life a chapter in his history that has so far remained untold. Fun for all the family.

“Character actors in full Elizabethan costume really bring the place alive. Don’t miss it”

Admission: £8.90

Opening Times:
Weekdays during term time 11:00-17:00

Weekends and school holidays 10:00-17:00
Last admission 16:30.

Closed 25 - 26 December.

Getting There

Nearest Station: Stratford-upon-Avon

Church Street, 
CV37 6HB

Phone Number: 01789 203170

Website: www.shakespearesschoolroom.org

Disabled Access

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