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Guided Tours

Our Guided Tours here at Shakespeare’s Globe are an experience 400 years in the making.

Tour the Globe Theatre or Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, visit us as a group, school or family, or why not explore the history of Bankside’s theatre district with our Walking tour?

Or this summer, take our first ever Pride Guided Tour or upgrade your show experience with one of our unique show related tours; the Much Ado About Nothing Guided Tour, the Henry VIII Guided Tour, or The Tempest Guided Tour.

GLOBE THEATRE GUIDED TOUR

FAMILY GLOBE THEATRE GUIDED TOUR

GROUP GUIDED TOURS

SHAKESPEARE’S WALKING TOUR

PRIDE GUIDED TOUR

RELAXED GUIDED TOUR

ENHANCE YOUR EXPERIENCE

SWAN BAR & RESTAURANT

SAM WANAMAKER PLAYHOUSE TOUR

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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

ALL GUIDED TOURS

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Globe Theatre Guided Tour

Explore Shakespeare’s iconic theatre in 2022 with our tour for all ages.
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Family Globe Theatre Guided Tour

Globe Theatre
Join our Family Globe Theatre Guided Tour, ideal for families with children aged 7- 11 years old.
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Shakespeare's Walking Tour

Delve into the history of Bankside as a theatre district with our Walking Tour. Find out about The Rose Playhouse, the original Globe, and immerse yourself in Shakespeare’s London.
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Much Ado About Nothing Guided Tour

Take our unique Much Ado About Nothing Tour of the Globe Theatre this summer and discover more about Shakespeare’s much-loved play.

Henry VIII Guided Tour

Take our unique Henry VIII Guided Tour of the Globe Theatre this summer and discover more about Shakespeare and John Fletcher’s rarely performed play.

The Tempest Guided Tour

Take our unique Guided Tour of The Tempest in the Globe Theatre this summer and discover more about the history of Shakespeare’s enchanting comedy.
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Pride Guided Tour

Step inside our iconic wooden ‘O’ for our first ever Pride Guided Tour of the Globe Theatre this summer.