RSC Theatre Tours | Day Out With The Kids

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RSC Theatre Tours

  • Stratford upon Avon
  • Indoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Tourist Attractions

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All shows and performances at the RSC are currently cancelled due to the Coronovirus outbreak. We'll keep this updated, but please check before you travel.

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Attraction Information

RSC Tours offers the opportunity to see a different side of the Royal Shakespeare Company, by going on a Family Tour or making a quick jaunt to the top of the Tower to see the stunning views from the top.
A number of tours are available at the RSC, such as Behind the Scenes, and After Dark Tours, which has stories about ghosts and things that go bump in the night! However, they are more suited to adults and older kids, whereas the Family Tour is aimed specifically at younger visitors and explores the theatre making process.

The guides will provide interesting information about Shakespeare, Elizabethan theatre, and why we have theatre today. They will also share some behind the scenes secrets, such as how effects are achieved and costumes are made. Kids will have the chance to try on a costume and handle some props.

For a small fee, you can also travel to the top of the RSC Tower for a fantastic 360 degree view of Stratford upon Avon. You don't even need to climb the stairs, as there is a lift to the top!

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Opening hours

The RSC is open daily, but please check online or contact to arrange a tour date.

Pricing

From Page to Stage tour: £8.50 per person £4.50 for under 18s £4.25 for disabled people and their companions Behind-the-scenes tour: £8.50 per person £4.50 for under 18s, disabled people and their companions Front of House tour: £6.50 per person

Travel & Contact Information

Address

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Waterside, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6BB, England

Phone number

01789 403409

Map

Website

Click here to visit RSC Theatre Tours' website.

FAQ & Additional Information

RSC Theatre Tours has not told us about their parking.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

RSC Theatre Tours has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

Yes, RSC Theatre Tours is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

RSC Theatre Tours has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

RSC Theatre Tours has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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