Get closer to the world of theatre on a tour and enjoy spectacular views from our Tower.

Our tours last one hour and depart from the cloakroom. Please arrive at least five minutes before the tour start time. Advance booking for the tour and Tower is recommended. Please call our Box Office on 01789 403493.

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A tour of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre
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Discover more about our tours:

  • The Other Place Tours (From Page to Stage)

  • Behind the Scenes Tours

  • Front of House Tours

  • Family Tours

  • After Dark Tours

  • Open Air Tours

  • Tours for School Visits

  • Tower: Panoramic views of Stratford-upon-Avon

  • Refreshments packages for groups



Tower opening times

Winter (until 27 March)
Sunday to Friday (excluding matinee days)
10am - 4.30pm
RST Matinees
10am - 12.15pm, 2pm - 4.30pm
Saturday
10am - 12.15pm
Summer (from 28 March)
Sunday - Friday
10am - 6.15pm
RST Matinees Including Saturday
10am - 12.15pm, 2pm - 6.15pm

Tours and Tower access 

There can be a significant amount of walking involved but all our tour routes are fully accessible and audio amplification headsets are available.

The Tower is fully accessible by lift.