Discover Shakespeare’s iconic open-air theatre, here in the heart of London.
Tours available daily across summer.
Take a Globe Theatre Guided Tour to hear the story of the original 1599 theatre, how the Globe battled to survive plague, fire and political oppression, and how one man’s vision saw it rise again after 400 years.
Wonder at the craftsmanship and imagine how thousands of Londoners would once have packed in to see the greatest actors of the day.
Every tour is led by one of our expert tour guides, in English, and is suitable for all ages. Information sheets are available in a number of languages.
We are an open-air theatre and tours go ahead in all conditions so dress for the weather!
Please note, subject to activity taking place on stage due to the nature of our working theatre, certain restrictions may apply on your Tour, including photography. Information will be available on the day or can be found by contacting Box Office.
Adult £18.70 / £17
Under 16 £11 / £10
Family £50.60 / £46 (2 adults and either 2 or 3 under 16s)
Where two ticket prices are listed this gives you a with or without 10% donation option.
This event is on-site in the Globe Theatre
Running time 50 minutes
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The tour includes steps and is conducted on foot – let us know during the booking process if anyone in your party has any physical access requirements. If you have any other access requirements (such as needing a Touch Tour or a BSL interpreter), please email us so we can discuss what we can put in place.
During your visit, it’s possible that the Globe Tour will visit multiple floors within the theatre. These levels are accessed by four or eight flights of stairs, using our external stairway tower.