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The global centre for learning about and experiencing the works, life and times of one of the world’s most famous writers, William Shakespeare.
Shakespeare’s Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon is home to five historic family homes associated with the town most notable export – Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Shakespeare's New Place, Hall’s Croft and Mary Arden’s Farm – and the world’s largest library, museum and public archive of Shakespeare’s work.
Also on display, is the public archive of theatre records belonging to the Royal Shakespeare Company and collections celebrating the local history of Stratford-upon-Avon and South Warwickshire, as well as an array of interactive and immersive activities for people of all ages to engage with Shakespeare’s work.
The five beautifully preserved homes together form a must-see heritage site dedicated to preserving and celebrating the work of the world’s best-known bard.