Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

We are the world’s leading charity in promoting the works, life and times of William Shakespeare and offer a unique Shakespeare centred experience with outstanding archive and library collections, inspiring educational and literary event programmes and five wonderful houses all directly relating to Shakespeare.
As an independent charity we receive no public subsidy or direct government funding. We depend entirely on income generated through our supporters: our visitors, volunteers, donors and Friends.

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The Birthplace of William Shakespeare (1564-1616) Entrance via The Visitors' Centre 40 metres

Shakespeare's Birthplace, Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

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Hall's Croft The home of Doctor John Hall The Stratford Physician. A General Practioner in the Town from 1600 until his death in 1635. He married Shakespeare's elder daughter Susanna in 1607

Hall's Croft, Old Town, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

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Nash's House & New Place Nash's House was owned by Thomas Nash, who was married to Shakespeare's granddaughter, Elizabeth. The house later passed to her on Thomas's death. The house adjoins the site of New Place bought by Shakespeare in 1597, where he lived with his family and later died in 1616. It was during this time that Shakespeare wrote some of his greatest works. See outstanding furniture and paintings, a fascinating exhibition of archaeological finds from New Place and explore the beautiful gardens.

Nash's House & New Place - Chapel Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

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This terminal for coaches bringing visitors to Shakespeare's Birthplace was constructed by the Birthplace Trust. The multi-storey car par kwas also built by the Trust and presented to the Stratford-on-Avon District Council which made available the site & provided an additional storey. Opened February 1980

Shakespeare's Birthplace Coach Terminal - Windsor Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

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The Shakespeare Centre Opened by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare 1564-1616 with the help of contributions from the lovers of many nations opened on 22 April 1964 by the Hon. Eugene R. Black of the American 1964 Shakespeare Committee. Visited by his Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh K.G. K.T. on the poet's birthday 23 April 1964 Laurence Williams Architect

The Shakespeare Centre, Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

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Hall's Croft Home of Shakespeare's daughter

Hall's Croft, Old Town, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom