Shakespeare's Birthplace

Shakespeare's Birthplace

This is where the Shakespeare story began.

Shakespeare's Birthplace has been welcoming visitors for over 250 years. This is the house where William Shakespeare was born, grew up and played. He ate meals in the hall and he slept and dreamt in these rooms. Shakespeare also spent the first five years of married life in this house with his new wife, Anne Hathaway.

For millions of Shakespeare enthusiasts worldwide, this house is a shrine. Here you will discover the world that shaped the man and find out what other famous writers thought when they visited here. Follow in the footsteps of not only Shakespeare, but other well-known visitors such as Charles Dickens, John Keats, Walter Scott and Thomas Hardy.

Shakespeare's Birthplace is a fascinating house that offers a tantalising glimpse into Shakespeare's early world. It's a special place that everyone should see at least once in their lifetime.

Famous Beyond Words Exhibition

The Famous Beyond Words exhibition launched in the Shakespeare Centre in March 2014. Discover the extraordinary story of William Shakespeare, the boy from Stratford-upon-Avon who became a household name all over the world. Find out more.

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Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 6QW
United Kingdom
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