Exhibition: Famous Beyond Words

Shakespeare's Birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Famous Beyond Words exhibition
  • Famous Beyond Words exhibition


How Shakespeare became a household name

As part of the 450th anniversary celebrations of Shakespeare's birth in 2014, this permanent exhibition at the Shakespeare's Birthplace in Henley Street, explores the extraordinary story of William Shakespeare and invites visitors to discover how and why the boy from Stratford-upon-Avon became a household name all over the world. 

'Famous Beyond Words' reveals how Shakespeare’s work has fascinated people around the globe of all ages and backgrounds for four centuries, and explores what sparked his imagination, and how he continues to shape our lives today.

Town Houses Pass: (Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Hall’s Croft, Harvard House) Adult £17.50, Child £11.50, Concession £16.50, Family £46.50 (2 adults & up to 4 children) Under 3s go FREE

Five House Ticket:  (Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, Hall's Croft, Harvard HouseMary Arden's Farm, Shakespeare's Birthplace) Adult £26.25, Child £17.00, Concession £24.75, Family £69.50 (2 adults & up to 4 children) Under 3s go FREE

Get a 10% discount when you book your pass online and return for FREE! 



Booking information

Entry to the exhibition is free when purchasing a multi-house ticket pass.

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