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Opening Times

Plan ahead to allow plenty of time to enjoy your visit

Please note: Anne Hathaway's Cottage and Shakespeare's New Place close for the winter from 30 September 2021. From 2 October Shakespeare's Birthplace will open daily. See Latest Updates.

Booking online is recommended, particularly during busy periods such as weekends.

Shakespeare’s Birthplace
Open:
Saturday – Wednesday, 10am-4pm (last entry 3.30pm)
Closed: Thursday & Friday

Shakespeare's Birthplace Shop
Open:
Monday - Sunday, 10am-4pm


Anne Hathaway’s Cottage
Open
: Saturday – Wednesday, 10am-4pm (last entry 3pm)
Closed: Thursday & Friday
(Closed from 30 September)

Anne Hathaway's Cottage Shop
Open: Saturday – Wednesday, 10am-4pm
Closed: Thursday & Friday


Shakespeare’s New Place
Open:
Saturday – Wednesday, 10am-4pm (last entry 3pm)
Closed: Thursday & Friday

Shakespeare's New Place Shop
Open: Saturday – Wednesday, 10am-4pm
Closed: Thursday & Friday
(Closed from 30 September)


Mary Arden’s Farm and Hall’s Croft are currently closed to the public.

The Shakespeare Centre also remains closed to visitors until further notice. This includes on-site educational courses and after-hours events. The Reading Room is now open for in-person research activity.

Opening hours may be changeable depending on further government guidance and/or operational requirements.

Thank you for your understanding and ongoing support in these challenging times. We look forward to welcoming you back.

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