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Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition and Tour with Thames River Cruise
Explore Shakespeare's London and admire top city attractions from the waves on this Globe Theatre tour and Thames River sightseeing cruise. Hop-on and hop-off your Thames River cruise from any of the four conveniently located piers as many times as you like for 24 hours. Take in famous landmarks including Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, Tower Bridge, and the Tower of London. Then, visit William Shakespeare’s world-famous Globe Theatre and the Exhibition — where London’s Elizabethan-era plays and dramas are brought to life.
- Cancellation Policy
This event can be cancelled up to 4 days (96 hours) before the date.
- Flexible (approx)
- Good To Know
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Customers are recommended to check the opening times for the exhibition and tour prior to booking tickets
- How Does It Work
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- What Should I Expect
- Make your way to Greenwich Pier, the London Eye Pier, Tower Pier, or Westminster Pier, then jump aboard your sightseeing boat to begin your tour. With cruises departing every 30 minutes from 10am throughout the year, enjoy the freedom to take to the water at your leisure.
During your Thames River sightseeing cruise, admire top London attractions such as Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, and Westminster Bridge from your vantage point on the river. All boats have toilets, bars to buy refreshment (own expense), confectionery, and snacks, and an upper viewing deck for photo opportunities.
Afterward, alight from your sightseeing boat in central London and visit the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre — the world’s largest and most comprehensive exhibition devoted to poet and playwright William Shakespeare.
During your visit, discover the secrets of Elizabethan special effects — from blood and gore to magic tricks — and enjoy live demonstrations including sword-fighting and costume dressings. Explore the theater — a faithful reconstruction of the open-air playhouse first built in 1599 — and learn of the many Shakespearean plays performed here.
- What's Included
- Entrance fee to the Shakesepeare's Globe Exhibition
- Sightseeing cruise
- Performance Times
- Where Do I Go
Cruises depart from:Westminster Pier, Tower Pier, Greenwich Pier, London Eye Pier, and Bankside Pier (please ask pier staff for details of Tower-Bankside Circular for this option. Rover tickets are valid on this cruise)
Cruises depart daily from 10am. Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition is open from 9am to 5pm. The Shakespeare's Globe tour runs every 30 minutes from 9:30am
Cruise returns to Westminster Pier, Tower Pier, Greenwich Pier, London Eye Pier, and Bankside Pier (please ask pier staff for details of Tower-Bankside Circular for this option.)