Shakespeare’s Globe is the complex housing a reconstruction of the Globe Theatre, an Elizabethan playhouse associated with William Shakespeare, in the London Borough of Southwark, on the south bank of the River Thames. Located on the bank of the River Thames in Bankside’s Cultural Quarter, Shakespeare’s Globe welcomes thousands of visitors to experience world renowned productions of Shakespeare every day.
9.30am – 5.00pm*
Tours depart every 30 minutes
*As we are a working theatre, the Exhibition and /or tours may not be available, especially in the summer months; or an alternative may be offered, due to events, rehearsals, and performances. Please call +44 (0)20 7902 1500 to find out about our opening times.
Shakespeare’s Globe is best accessed on foot. There are excellent footpaths along the river from Waterloo and from Southwark Bridge. The Millennium Footbridge is 50 metres from the Theatre.
The local stations are Blackfriars on the District and Circle Lines (10 minute walk) Mansion House on the District and Circle Lines (10 minute walk), London Bridge on the Northern and Jubilee Lines (15 minute walk), Southwark on the Jubilee Line (15 minute walk), and St Paul’s on the Central Line (15 minute walk).
The major local stations are Blackfriars (10 minute walk) London Bridge (15 minute walk), Cannon Street (15 minute walk) and Waterloo (25 minute walk).
Local routes include:
45, 63, 100 to Blackfriars Bridge
15, 17 to Cannon Street
11, 15, 17, 23, 26, 76 to Mansion House
381 , RV1 to Southwark Street
344 to Southwark Bridge Road
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