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Shakespeare's Globe

  • Tour/Globe with groups/CB

'Informal, infectiously friendly and compellingly inviting'

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Exhibition & Tour Opening Hours and Tickets

Opening Hours

GLOBE THEATRE EXHIBITION & TOUR 

Monday - Sunday

Exhibition

9.00am – 5.30pm

Tours

Monday, 9.30am – 5.00pm
Tuesday – Saturday, 9.30am – 12.30pm
Sunday, 9.30am – 11.30am 

Tours depart every 30 minutes

These times apply until 11 October 2014. All opening times are subject to change. The Exhibition & Tour is open every day except 24 & 25 December. Please visit the website for further information.

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.

sam wanamaker playhouse tours

On days when available, tours will generally run between 1.00pm and 5.00pm every 30 minutes.

Please see below for a schedule of tour availability in July and August. Availability of tours varies and is subject to change at short notice due to performances and rehearsals in the playhouse. Please consult our day-to-day calendar when planning your visit.

Tours in July:
Tuesday 1 July, Wednesday 2 July 
Friday 4 July, Saturday 5 July (please note tours on 5 July will start at 1.30pm)
Tuesday 8 July
Friday 11 - Saturday 12 July (please note tours on 12 July will start at 2pm)
Tuesday 15 July, Friday 18 July (please note the last tour on 18 July will be at 3pm)
Tuesday 22 - Thursday 24 July

Tours in August:
Friday 1 August
Sunday 3 August
Tuesday 5-8 August (please note tours on 7 August will start at 2pm)
Monday 11 - Thursday 14 August

TICKETS

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.

E-vouchers

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.
Groups

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

Education

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

SAM WANAMAKER PLAYHOUSE TOURS 

Adult:£10
Senior: £9
Student: £8.50
Child: £7
Family: £29
(all prices include admission to our Exhibition)

Groups

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. 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

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.