Shakespeare’s Globe Guided Tour

Experience being transported back to Shakespeare’s London, with a Guided Tour of Shakespeare’s Globe on London’s Southbank.

Discover the magic of stagecraft, and explore the iconic Globe Theatre itself as part of Shakespeare’s Globe Story & Tour.

Also enjoy their brand-new, walk-through exhibition space, to be immersed in the sights, sounds, and secrets of Shakespeare’s London, travelling through over 400 years of fascinating history.

You will also be able to relive some of our most iconic shows with seasonally curated displays, and have the chance to get ready for the stage yourself with interactive costumes and props.

Venture into the Globe Theatre where our expert Guides bring to life the thrilling story of our iconic wooden ‘O’. Hear how the original 1599 theatre survived the plague, fire and political oppression and rose again in the 1990s as part of one man’s radical vision. Wonder at its craftsmanship and imagine how thousands of Londoners once packed in to see the greatest actors of the day.


All tours are in English and suitable for all ages. Information sheets are available in a number of languages. We are an open-air theatre and tours go ahead in all conditions so dress for the weather.

Visit time approximately 2 hours (including a 50 minute guided tour and self-guided time in our exhibition space)

The tours are subject to activity taking place on stage due to the nature of our working theatre, therefore certain restrictions may apply on your Tour, including photography. Information will be available on the day or can be found by contacting Box Office.

📷 Main photo: Shakespeare's Globe Guided Tour. Photo - Shakespeare's Globe

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