Exhibition Opening Hours

Standard Opening Hours
Monday – Sunday


9.00am – 5.00pm*


9.30am – 5.00pm*

Tuesday – Saturday
9.30am – 12.30pm*

9.30am – 11.30am* 

Tours depart every 30 minutes

*Times may vary. Please see Calendar for details.

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Shakespeare's Globe

Exhibition & Tour

Discover Shakespeare's iconic theatre

Open all year round, the Globe Exhibition & Tour gives you an opportunity to learn more about this unique building and its most famous playwright, Shakespeare.

Explore the life of Shakespeare, the London where he lived and the theatre for which he wrote in the Exhibition. Take a tour of the iconic Globe Theatre with our expert guides as they bring the space to life with colourful stories and facts.

'Informal, infectiously friendly and compellingly inviting'
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Live Demonstrations

Learn more about Elizabethan practices in our live demonstrations during the summer holidays (1 - 31 August).

Dressing demonstrations:
11.00am, 12.00pm, 1.00pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm, 4.00pm

Printing Press demonstrations:
11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30, 4.30pm

Sword-fighting demonstrations:
11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm, 4.30pm