Welcome to Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall

Immerse yourself in sixteenth century Stratford-upon-Avon; explore the very room where William Shakespeare sat in the 1570s and where he wrote his first works. Discover the space where young William saw plays performed by the finest actors of the day.

  • Experience Tudor school life with William Shakespeare’s teacher, Master Thomas Jenkins
  • Listen to our knowledgeable and passionate guides sharing the many stories about the building and the Shakespeare family
  • Marvel at our 600-year old medieval wall paintings
  • Dress up and pose in authentic Tudor clothes
  • Learn to write with quill and ink

Whether a lifelong Shakespeare enthusiast or new to his enduring legacy, this authentic experience for all ages illuminates and brings to life a fascinating chapter in his history.

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An excellent, educational, day out for all the family

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FPdeG - February 2020

The best attraction in Stratford + the best guides!

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814diana - February 2020

“Surprising tour and excellent for Children and Adults!”

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Priscila F - March 2020

Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall conforms to the latest Government and industry Covid-19 guidelines, with procedures and safety measures in place to ensure enhanced cleanliness and support social distancing.

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