Our Guided Tours here at Shakespeare’s Globe are an experience 400 years in the making.
Immerse yourself in our thrilling history as part of Shakespeare’s Globe Story & Tour, visit us as a group, school or family, or explore the secrets and stories of our local area, Bankside, and beyond on one of our walking tours?
We also offer speciality themed tours including a Pride Guided Tour, Shakespeare’s Printers & Playscripts Tour, show-specific tours and our Members’ Only Heaven to Hell Tour.
SHAKEPEARE'S GLOBE STORY & TOUR
Be transported back to Shakespeare’s London, discover the magic of stagecraft, and explore the iconic Globe Theatre itself as part of Shakespeare’s Globe Story & Tour.
In our brand-new, walk-through exhibition space, you’ll be immersed in the sights, sounds, and secrets of Shakespeare’s London, travelling through over 400 years of fascinating history.Discover More
Introduce younger visitors to Shakespeare’s London and the theatrical world he created on one of our Guided Tours aimed at families with children ages 7+. Plus, enhance your experience with one of our exciting live demonstrations.
Family Globe Theatre Guided Tour
Family Sword Fighting Demonstration
Ghosts & Ghouls Family Tour
GROUP GUIDED TOURS
Visiting London as a group, society or school? Celebrating a special occasion? Create an unforgettable theatre experience by visiting Shakespeare’s Globe!
Your group of up to 30 people can enjoy Shakespeare’s Globe Story & Tour with a discounted ticket rate, plus take advantage of special dining options at Swan Bar & Restaurant.Discover More
THEMED GUIDED TOURS
Our special themed Guided Tours allow you to experience the magic of our wooden ‘O’ through different lenses, allowing you to dive deeper into Shakespeare’s history and plays.
Pride Guided Tour
Ghosts & Ghouls Family Tour
The Comedy of Errors Guided Tour
As You Like It Guided Tour
Macbeth Guided Tour
Step away from the Globe and let our expert Guides show you around Bankside and beyond, and learn about the intriguing, entertaining and surprising history of our local area.
Shakespeare's Walking Tour
Shakespeare's True Crimes Walking Tour
Twilight Walking Tour
Shakespeare's Printers and Playscripts Walking Tour
SWAN BAR & RESTAURANT
Swan is set over two floors, with stunning views of the Thames and St Paul’s.
Explore the bar and restaurant opening times, read menus and familiarise yourself with Swan’s Covid policy online.Discover More
SAM WANAMAKER PLAYHOUSE TOUR
Opened in 2014, and named after the Globe’s founder, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse explores the experiences of actors and audiences in indoor playhouses in contrast to the more expansive, public spaces of the open-air theatres like the Globe.
More information coming soon!
PLAN YOUR VISIT
Everything you need to know to plan your visit to our Guided Tours.
Opening times, information about getting here, our recently-published Covid-19 safety measures, and more.Discover More