Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Record Office and Library
The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Record Office holds records relating to Stratford-upon-Avon and the surrounding area, as well as historical documents concerning Shakespeare and his family (www.shakespeare.org.uk).
Visiting the Library and Record Office
On your first visit you will need to sign a record card and provide proof of identity if you are consulting original documents. You will then be issued with a Readers Ticket.
On each visit you should:
- sign the register in the reception
- leave bags and coats in the lockers provided
- switch off mobile phones
- use pencils only
Staff may also be able to deal with enquiries by telephone, email or post. For extensive searches a charge may be made. A searchable catalogue is also available online at www.shakespeare.org.uk/content/view/313/313.
For further details of their collections and service use the contact details below.
Address: The Shakespeare Centre Library and Record Office
The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
Telephone: (enquiries) (01789) 201813
(bookings) (01789) 204016
Fax: (01789) 296083