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Shakespeare's Globe Guided Tours with Optional Afternoon Tea provided by Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

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Shakespeare's Globe Guided Tours with Optional Afternoon Tea

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Travel back in time to 16th-century London with a visit to the Globe Theater. Begin with a guided tour of a scaled reproduction of the famous playhouse to get a behind-the-scenes look at what theater going was like in the Elizabethan era. Then use a provided audio guide to explore the Globe Exhibition independently. Expand your Shakespearean experience with 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' themed meal at the museum's cafe.
  • Enjoy an immersive guided tour of the theater
  • Explore the Globe Exhibition independently
  • Gain an in depth understanding of Shakespeare
  • Upgrade to have afternoon tea at Swan at the Globe
Important Information
Departure Point
Shakespeare's Globe, 21 New Globe Walk, London SE1 9DT, UK
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Guided tour of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre (maximum 45 people)
  • Tour and afternoon tea, if option selected
  • Entry/Admission - Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Tour takes 40 minutes, upon arrival you will join the next available tour, expected waiting time is half an hour.
  • During the peak theatre season (Mid-April to Mid-October) there may be occasions when the Globe Theatre Tours are unavailable due to matinee performances and rehearsals taking place. When the Globe Theatre Tours are not available, Shakespeare's Southwark Tours may be offered instead.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jessia Mia wrote a review Jun 2020
London, United Kingdom19 contributions10 helpful votes
If you want to wacht shakespeare you have to visit here we had great tea service it was fantastic time for us
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Date of experience: January 2020
Karl Smith wrote a review Jun 2020
Tilbury, United Kingdom11 contributions2 helpful votes
It was quite nice to visit the Globe and tea afterwords made everything better. Lovely experience for a Shakespeare's fan
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Date of experience: January 2020
davidbgould71 wrote a review Jun 2020
New York City, New York9 contributions
Perfect for any theatre buff, thoroughly enjoyed and tea afterwards totally worth it. Puts everything in context and a unique off the beaton track thing to do.
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Date of experience: December 2019
cvtmuench wrote a review Apr 2020
Mesa, Arizona225 contributions60 helpful votes
We missed the outdoor performances by a couple of weeks in the Fall. Nice tour and interesting facts about the theater and its history. I would definitely return to watch a performance in the summer months.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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veritorussell wrote a review Mar 2020
Buenos Aires, Argentina10 contributions1 helpful vote
Lovery experience, this was my second time at The Globe, I had seen a performance in 2002, but this time I wanted to have the guided tour. The tour guide was really friendly and her English was impeccable RP so everyone in my family could understand everything she said. Very
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Good tour
Good tour around this and good shows like antony and Cleopatra and a midsummer night's dream which had David Te
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A must see experience
Last time we were in London we visited the Globe for a walk round tour, which was absolutely fascinating. Our last
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Worth it for Shakespeare fans
We took a tour of the Globe, as we were interested in the history and the commentaries on Shakespeare's social envi
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Gift shop is worth it
This is a recreation, obviously, or the original theater. It’s interesting construction. The tour is great. My favo
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Shakespeares in Love
Personally, I decided to visit the Theatre in the evening on a rainy day, not a bad idea though:-) The tour was ver
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Interesting and Insightful
The tour was interesting and insightful to the history of the theatre and for providing some historical context. It
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Rainy day tour of the Globe Theatre
The Tour is very interesting. I wouldn't say any of it "behind the scenes". The main portion of it is in the actu
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I booked this tour as a birthday gift and was so glad i did. our tour was at 4pm on saturday the 14th then we booke
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Great place to see a play
Pay extra for a good seat. I recommend the front row on the upper levels so you can lean against the railing. The
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Unassuming building
No time to see except from a river cruise where it was highlighted as a point of interest, though it was part of th
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Great Tour
Fabululous tour. Our guide, Matt was absolutely brilliant. Really gave us an insight into what the theatre and Lond
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Disappointing tour but worth it for the theater-minded
For all the effort that went into creating this spectacular replica, it is disappointing that you don't get much ti
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Will have to return for a play!
I visited today for the guided tour which was excellent. Mick was a great guide who made it accessible and fun. Whi
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What a treat
We had an amazing experience here, the tour was fantastic we really got a feel of what life was like back in the da
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Jack R
Wonderful place
Shakespeare's Globe is one of the best places to visit in London - better than almost all of the regular tourist ha
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