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 start time. Make sure you get a space by booking in advance - online or by calling our Box Office on 01789 403493.

A group of visitors walking up the tower steps
A tour of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Photo by David Woodings © RSC Browse and license our images

Discover more about our tours:

  • Behind the Scenes Tours

  • Curtain Call Tours

  • The Other Place Tours (From Page to Stage)

  • Front of House 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
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.