JAN 01] SHAKESPEARE BIRTHPLACE TRUST NEWS
Take A Virtual Trip Around Bard's Birthplace
lovers will be able to take a virtual look around the Bard’s
birthplace following the development of a computer tour of the
of the age and character of the building in Henley Street, people
who cannot manage to climb stairs have previously been unable to look at
the top floor.
running a virtual reality tour of the birthplace will be booted up
tomorrow to give everyone the chance to look at the rooms,
furniture and artefacts on display.
The trust was set
up in 1847 after the house in which William Shakespeare was born
was bought for the nation.
program, which has been funded by the Shakespeare Birthplace
Trust, will be based on the ground floor of the house.
Curator Ann Donnelly said:
last twelve months have seen many changes at the Birthplace,
including the major refurbishment which has returned the house
to the way it would have looked during Shakespeare’s
are delighted that more of our visitors will now be able to see
those changes for themselves.”