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Shakespeare's Globe

  • Tour/Globe with groups/CB

'Informal, infectiously friendly and compellingly inviting'

Time Out

Exhibition & Tour Opening Hours and Tickets

Opening Hours


Daily: 9.00am – 5.30pm

Globe Theatre Tours

Daily : 9.30am – 5.00pm *

Tours depart every 30 minutes. First tour at 9.30am, last tour at 5pm.

Please arrive before 4pm in order to have time to explore the Exhibition fully before taking the tour (or vice versa).

All opening times are subject to change. The Exhibition & Tour is open every day except 24 & 25 December.

Please note: 

As we are a working theatre, the Exhibition and /or tours may occasionally not be available; or an alternative may be offered, due to events, rehearsals, and performances. Please visit our calendar or call +44 (0)20 7902 1500 for further information on our opening times.  


There is no need to pre-book for the Exhibition & Tour. Tickets can be bought on the admissions desk on the day, every day.

Exhibition and Globe Theatre Tour

Adult: £13.50
Senior (60+): £12.00
Student (with valid ID): £11.00
Children (5-15): £8.00
Children (under 5): Free
Family (up to 2 adults & 3 children): £36.00

Admission is free for Friends of Shakespeare's Globe. Find out more about becoming a Friend.

Admission is also free of charge for Blue Peter badge holders. All badge holders must display their badge upon entry (valid colours are blue, purple, green, orange, gold, silver and the new white sports badge) as well as their badge winner’s card with their name on it. They must also be under the age of 15.


Exhibition and Tour tickets can be purchased as e-vouchers through our online shop.

  • Tickets purchased online are not valid for a specific date and time and do not provide fast track entrance into the Exhibition & Theatre Tour.
  • Only individuals or groups of up to 14 can pre-purchase e-voucher tickets.
  • Once a ticket has been purchased through our online shop, the ticket will be emailed to you within 2 working days.

If you are booking tickets for 15 people or more please visit our Group Booking page.


If you are looking to book an education workshop and tour for school groups, please visit our Globe Education: Teachers area for more information.


During the Winter months availability of tours in our indoor playhouse varies and is subject to change at short notice due to performances and rehearsals in the Playhouse. Please call the Exhibition and Tour office on +44 (0)20 7902 1500 for further information.  


Senior: £9
Student: £8.50
Child: £7
Family: £29
(all prices include admission to our Exhibition)


Information and rates for groups are to be confirmed. Please keep checking this page for updates. 

Please note: 

Tours are in English only.

We cannot admit children under 5.

We are not able to accommodate guests with pushchairs or carrying large luggage.  

Access to the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse is limited; please contact us about your access requirements before your visit. 


If you have any queries about your visit please read our FAQs for further information. These can be downloaded from the list on the right.