The global centre for learning about and experiencing the works, life and times of one of the world’s most famous writers, William Shakespeare.

Shakespeare’s Family Homes in Stratford-upon-Avon is home to five historic family homes associated with the town most notable export – Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Shakespeare's New Place, Hall’s Croft and Mary Arden’s Farm – and the world’s largest library, museum and public archive of Shakespeare’s work.

Also on display, is the public archive of theatre records belonging to the Royal Shakespeare Company and collections celebrating the local history of Stratford-upon-Avon and South Warwickshire, as well as an array of interactive and immersive activities for people of all ages to engage with Shakespeare’s work.

The five beautifully preserved homes together form a must-see heritage site dedicated to preserving and celebrating the work of the world’s best-known bard.

Shakespeare's Family Homes

The Shakespeare Centre, Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6QW

01789 204016


Opening times

Low season: January - March: November - December 10am - 4pm

High Season:April - October 9am - 5pm

Please check the website for details

Timed entry tickets can be pre-booked online with some availability at the door.

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