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Group Visits to the Exhibition & Tour

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Opening Hours*

Theatre Tours: Monday to Sunday 9.30am – 5.00pm Exhibition: Monday to Sunday 9.00am – 5.00pm

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*Closures and notices

As we are a working theatre tours may not be available due to performances, rehearsals or events. Or your experience may be affected by technical work taking place in the theatre.

Please check the Calendar before your visit or call +44 (0)20 7902 1500 to find out about our latest opening times.

The Exhibition & Tour is closed on 24 & 25 December 2017.

Planning a group visit to our Exhibition & Tour? Find out all you need to know ahead of your visit below.

Groups of 15 people or more are required to pre-book their visit, and each group will have its own tour guide. To make a reservation, please fill in a Group Request Form and return to us via email.

You can also combine your visit to the Globe Exhibition & Tour with one of the many attractions along Bankside, plus live demonstrations and refreshments, to make a fun-filled half day or full day.


Exhibition and Tour Prices

Exhibition & Globe Theatre Tour

Adult: £15.00
Senior (60+): £13.50
Student (with valid ID):  £11.50
Children (5-15): £8.00

Complimentary: Every 16th person free
An audioguide is also included in your entry to the Exhibition

Exhibition & Bankside Tour

Adult: £11.50
Senior (60+):  £10.50
Student (with valid ID):  £9.00
Children (5-15): £7.00

Complimentary: Every 16th person free
An audioguide is also included in your entry to the Exhibition 

How to book:

To make a reservation, please fill in the Group Request Form and return to us via email.

Group Request Form →

Planning a School trip? Our free Activity Book contains character led activities and ideas for follow up projects in the classroom.

Download our free Activity Book →

Read our handy Group Information Guide →

Combined Group Packages

Combine your group visit to the Globe Exhibition & Tour with one of many attractions along Bankside to make a fun-filled half day or full day.


Globe & Rose

Completing your tour of the reconstructed Globe Theatre, you can discover the archaeological site of Bankside’s first theatre, The Rose, including a walking tour along Bankside that highlights the interesting historical landmarks.

Adult: £20.00
Child (5-15yrs): £11.50
Senior (60+): £18.00
Student: £16.00
Complimentary: Every 16th person free


Globe & Rose Information Sheet → 

Globe and Rose Booking Request Form → 


Elizabethan Experience

Adding to the ‘Globe & Rose’ package, the popular ‘Elizabethan Experience’ also includes an Elizabethan Dressing demonstration. Our guide will explain the intricacies of dressing and the significance of clothing in Elizabethan society. Refreshment options include tea or coffee and a biscuit, or your group could choose a tasty cream tea of scones with jam and clotted cream, served with tea and coffee. Refreshments will be served in the Swan Bar with stunning views across the Thames to St Paul’s cathedral.

Option 1: £24.00
Option 2: £27.00


Elizabethan Experience Information Sheet →

Elizabethan Experience Booking Request Form →


Globe & Golden Hinde

Explore the Golden Hinde, a reconstruction of sir Francis Drake’s Tudor warship, which circumnavigated the world between 1577 and 1580. This fully-working ship was launched in 1973 and has since traversed the globe itself and sailed over 140,000 miles – many more than original ship! Included in your visit to the Globe Exhibition is an Elizabethan Dressing demonstration using clothes from the Globe Theatre wardrobe.

Adult (as part of a UK school group): Free
Child (5-15yrs): £16.00


Golden Hinde Information Sheet →

Golden Hinde Booking Request Form →


Globe & Tate Modern

In addition to the Globe Exhibition & Tour, explore Tate Modern to see its collection of international modern art from 1900 to the present day. Choose from 3 different themed gallery tours: General Highlights, Interpreting Modern Art and Architectural.

Adult: £24.00
Child (5-15yrs): £17.00
Senior (60+): £22.50
Student: £20.50

Globe & Tate Modern Information Sheet →

Globe & Tate Modern Booking Request Form →


A Long View of London

Start off your group visit with our standard package of the Globe Exhibition followed by a guided Tour. The focus of the Tour and Exhibition is London’s Elizabethan and Shakespearean history, as well as exploring the modern Globe’s place in this timeline. Your group will then set off for a session at The View from the Shard where you will have the opportunity to visit the 69th and 72nd floors and see how the landscape of London has changed. Top off your day with a tasty pub style Afternoon Tea, served in the historic setting of The Horniman’s Pub at Hay’s Galleria.

Adult: £46.00
Senior (60+): £44.50

A Long View of London Information Sheet →

A Long View of London Booking Request Form →

Terms & Conditions →

Live Demonstrations

Learn more about Elizabethan practices with our Live Demonstrations.

Stage Fighting

Do you know how stage fighting was used by Shakespeare and his contemporaries in Early Modern plays? Watch a demonstration of Elizabethan stage combat techniques and join the Q and A session to discover the answer.

Price: £100

Printing the Plays

Discover the remarkable and precarious journey of playwrights’ words from the stage to the page in Shakespeare’s era. Using a full-size recreation of a 17th century printing press, we’ll show you the sophisticated methods behind making books.

Price: £60

Elizabethan Dressing

Do you know the origin of the phrases ‘straight-laced’, ‘loose women’ or ‘pin money’? Find out as we dress someone from your group as a Shakespearean character and discuss the significance of clothing in Elizabethan society.

Price: £60

Duration: approximately 30 minutes.
A minimum of two weeks’ notice is required for the Stage Fighting experience.

How to book:

To book any of these demonstrations, you must make a group booking for the Globe Exhibition, for which a separate admission charge is applicable. Demonstrations take place in view of other exhibition visitors, but seating will be reserved for your group where possible. All activities are subject to availability and must be booked in advance, when a full schedule for your visit will be agreed with you. Booking is essential and must be paid for 14 days prior to your visit.