All tours are $8 per person; $6 for seniors and students. Tour days vary: please check the calendar for times and locations. Since tours fill up quickly, we recommend that you book them in advance.Special individual and group tours for different days or times may also be booked through the Box Office, depending on availability.Archives Tours 350 Douro Street, Thursdays and Fridays, June 20 to October 18, 2013, at 10:45 a.m. ( on calendar)1 hour tour 20 maximum Discover 60 years of Festival history at one of the world’s largest performing arts archives. View rare film footage and visit the large scenery and props display area. See set pieces from many 2012 productions; Charlie Brown photo op for kids! Duration: one hour. Space is accessible.Costume and Props Warehouse Tours350 Douro Street, Wednesdays through Saturdays, May 15 to October 19, 2013, at 9:30, 10, 10:30 and 11 a.m. ( on calendar) 1 hour tour30 MaximumThousands of costumes and hundreds of props are catalogued and stored at one of the largest costume warehouses in North America. These one-hour tours give you a close-up look at the work of the Festival’s world-class designers, wardrobe staff and prop-builders. Don’t forget your camera!Festival Theatre ToursFestival Theatre, 55 Queen Street, Wednesdays through Sundays,June 5 to October 20, 2013, at 9:15 and 9:30 a.m. ( on calendar)1 hour tour 30 maximum Take this one-hour walking tour to see and hear about the magic of the theatre. Our knowledgeable guides will share stories and information about both the current and past seasons. Festival Theatre tours depart from the west lobby. The Festival Exhibition104 Downie Street (across from the Avon Theatre). Open daily during the Festival’s opening week, May 27 to June 2. Otherwise open Wednesdays through Sundays, June 5 to October 20. Weekday and Saturday hours: 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in May, June, July and August; 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in September and October. Closes at 2 p.m. on Sundays. ( on the calendar) The space is accessible and guided tours are available. Admission: $6 adults; $5 seniors and students; $4 per person for groups of 10 or more; free admission for children under the age of 13. Special $2 price (per person) for school groups. Different days or times may be available on request. Visit our new display dedicated to Four Shakespeare Masterpieces at the Stratford Festival: Present and Past Productions of Othello, Romeo and Juliet, Measure for Measure and The Merchant of Venice.Garden ToursFestival Theatre grounds, 55 Queen Street, Wednesdays through Saturdays,June 5 to September 14, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. ( on calendar)45 minutes 30 maximum Let us guide you through the Festival Theatre’s beautifully landscaped grounds, including the spectacular Arthur Meighen Gardens. Led by garden enthusiasts, these 45-minute tours depart from the Shakespeare sculpture outside the south lobby.Tours are conducted by the Friends of the Festival, a Stratford-based volunteer organization that provides countless hours of support for a variety of the Festival’s activities.
Support for the inaugural season of The Forum is generously provided by Kelly and Michael Meighen