The Mary Rose - Favourite Ship of Henry VIII | The Mary Rose
Discover Henry VIII's Mary Rose

Step back in time and explore the world of Tudor England.

From weapons of war to personal objects, all aspects of life are here for you to discover

What's On this SummerPlan your visit#HereForCultureBook online and save!
40 Years of the Mary Rose

On 11th October, 1982, the Mary Rose returned to the surface in one of the most anticipated archaeological events the world has even known.

In 2022, we celebrate 40 years since that day, and the work that made it happen.

Find out more
Uncover the story of the Mary Rose

The Mary Rose is famous for sinking in 1545, but there's so much more to the story...

The History of the Mary Rose: 1511-1545Raising the Mary RoseVisit the Mary Rose
Time Detectives: The Mystery of the Mary Rose

Our new Augmented Reality app immerses players in the sights, sounds and smells of life on board the Mary Rose almost 500 years ago.

Reveal secrets from the past!

What our visitors say on Tripadvisor TripAdvisor Logo

Stunningly good!

From the beautifully displayed hull, to the fascinating recovered artefacts, we enjoyed every aspect of this wonderful museum.

CaveatEmptor60 , TripAdvisor

Opening Times

Current opening hours

10am - 5.30pm

(last entry 4:45pm)

Find out more
Getting Here

The Mary Rose is located within Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, just five minutes from Portsmouth Harbour, accessible by train and bus.

For satellite navigation devices the car park postcode is PO1 3GW (Admiralty Road).

Find out more

Choose from our range of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard tickets

One Attraction Ticket

Three Attraction Tickets

The Ultimate Explorer ticket - our best value

Most are valid for one year, so you can return again and again!


We have introduced a range of health and safety measures that aim to reduce the risks associated with the presence of COVID-19.

Thank you for your cooperation, and stay safe.

Sinking Of The Mary Rose
The story of the Mary Rose
Discover the full story of Henry VIII's favourite warship - the Mary Rose
Mary Rose Conservation
Collections & research
Over 19,000 objects were recovered from the Mary Rose.

Discover how we use the latest techniques to look after and learn more about them.

As featured on

TripAdvisor Hall of Fame