UK family breaks | Stay Play Explore Warwickshire

Royal Shakespeare Company

Royal Shakespeare's Company | UK family breaks | Stay Play Explore Warwickshire

Discover the magic of theatre-making in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s award-winning interactive exhibition, The Play’s The Thing.

Explore a treasure trove of costumes and props from our stages and get up close to a rare copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio.

Get hands-on with our A-Z of Shakespeare, take a seat at the Director's desk, try on costumes in the digital dressing room and make your RSC acting debut on our virtual stage.

Shining a spotlight on the creativity behind the scenes, there are plenty of interactive activities and fascinating displays to entertain the whole family.

VISIT TIME: 45 minutes

STAY PLAY EXPLORE OFFER: Day entry 2 adultsand 2 children The Play's the Thing

The Play's the Thing
Open daily Monday to Sunday. Monday – 11am – 7pm (last entry 6pm), Tuesday – Saturday – 10.20am – 7pm (last entry 6pm), Sunday – 10.20am – 5pm (last entry 4pm). Closed Christmas Day.


Address: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 6BB. There are a number of pay and display car parks in Stratford-upon-Avon town centre, as well as a Park and Ride which is signposted from the A46. Tel: 01789 403493