Take a free guided tour from Saturday 9 to Sunday 17 March.

To support National Lottery Open Week (9-17 March 2024) and say thank you to National Lottery players who help support venues like us, we are giving a free guided tour to anyone with a National Lottery ticket, scratchcard or proof of play online.

Our guided tour is a 60-minute journey that runs daily at 3pm, led by our experienced tour guides, and every tour will be truly unique.

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Your tour begins in our Front of House areas, taking a look at the hidden history of the most-seen areas of the building and introducing visitors to the people and stories that have shaped what the RSC is today.

No day at the RSC is the same so depending on what is happening on the day of your tour, you will get to see a part of the building that is not usually accessible to the public. While you're with us, you could be led through the Royal Shakespeare Theatre to discover more about the auditorium and backstage, or our state-of-the-art Costume Workshop to delve deeper into the expert craftmanship that goes into costume making from past to present, or you could be taken into the newly transformed Swan Theatre.

Book your free guided tour

To book, visit the Box Office or call 01789 331111 and quote the code Tour24. You will need to book in advance and bring your National Lottery ticket on the day of your tour to take advantage of the offer.

Tours are subject to availability, as each tour is limited to 12 places.

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Take a free guided tour
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Terms and Conditions

This offer will run on 9–17 March 2024

The tour begins at 3pm, please arrive with your National Lottery ticket to be checked by the tour guide.

Booking in advance is required.

One National Lottery Ticket is redeemable by one adult and any accompanying children under 16 years old.

Advance booking required. To book, please visit the Box Office or call 01789 331111 and quote the code Tour24. Please bring your National Lottery ticket on the day of your tour. Tour places are limited with 12 tour places available each day at 3pm.

All National Lottery games (including National Lottery draw-based games and National Lottery scratchcards) purchased in store and online/via app qualify to redeem this offer.

Proof of purchase of a National Lottery game can be either hard copy ticket or digital.

The date of draw / purchase is not relevant.

All offers are subject to availability. Royal Shakespeare Company has the right to refuse entry in the event of venue / offer reaching capacity, as well as unforeseen circumstances.

In the event of queries on the day, the organisation's decision is final.

This offer is not exchangeable.

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