Shakespeare’s Walking Tour
In our brand-new, walk-through exhibition space, immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and secrets of Shakespeare’s London, travelling through over 400 years of fascinating history. You’ll be able to relive some of our most iconic shows with seasonally curated displays, and even have the chance to get ready for the stage yourself with interactive costumes and props.
Venture out onto Bankside as our expert Guides bring to life thrilling stories of the area around Shakespeare’s Globe including Thameside ferrymen, gruesome animal-baiting sports, and the rise of one of Elizabethan London’s original playhouses, The Rose, where it is believed that some of Shakespeare’s earliest plays were first performed.
All tours are in English and suitable for all ages. Information sheets are available in a number of languages. The Walking Tour takes place outside, on the streets of London, so please dress for the weather.
This is a Walking Tour of the Bankside area and does not include a visit to the Globe Theatre.
Please note there is £2.50 transaction fee for each booking.
Tour times vary. Please check website for further details.
Closed 24, 25 & 26 December 2023.
Please check website for details.
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