Shakespeare’s Globe theatre


Shakespeare’s Globe is a modelled on the original theatre that stood on a nearby site, built in 1599 by the great playwright’s theatrical company. The modern reconstruction opened in 1997, under an initiative led by the late American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. It holds regular plays and is open for tours.

  • Museums & culture
  • Shakespeare's Globe, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 9DT
  • Bankside
  • St Pauls (Central Line)
  • Blackfriars (Mainline rail)
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  • "Performance times vary. Exhibition times: Daily, 9am–5.30pm. Theatre tours: Monday, 9.30am–5pm; Tuesday–Saturday, 9.30am–12.30pm; Sunday, 9.30am–11.30am. Tours depart every 30 minutes. These times apply until 18 October 2015. All opening times are subject to change. The Exhibition & Tour is open every day except 24 & 25 December. Please visit the website for further information. "
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