Events and activities

What's on at The Mary Rose

Relaxed Opening at the Mary Rose 27 Jan - 27 Jan 2019
27th January 2019

The environment within the Mary Rose is designed to create a stunning atmosphere and display, as well as helping protect the delicate collection of artefacts within the gallery showcases. However, we understand that visitors with a visual impairment or those with other medical and physical conditions, such as autism or...

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King Henry’s Tudor Court: Tudors in Love 16 Feb - 24 Feb 2019
Get Totally Tudor with Tudors in Love!

Join King Henry VIII this February half term and explore the Mary Rose Museum, find out what the Tudors did to celebrate Valentine’s Day and learn all about the Mary Rose.

Children can learn how to write like a Tudor with Calligraphy crafts and also make a traditional perfumed petal...

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Discover The Mary Rose and HMS Queen Elizabeth 18 Feb - 24 Feb 2019
Tours of the Mary Rose, and an exclusive view of HMS Queen Elizabeth!

This Half Term get a guided Tour of the Mary Rose with our exclusive headset tours, available to book when you arrive, which take you through the museum and show you some of the treasures recovered alongside Henry VIII's flagship.

Then, after experiencing the first naval ship to be built...

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Putting Primary Science Centre Stage 28 Feb - 28 Feb 2019
One Day CPD event at the Mary Rose, Portsmouth

A CPD event hosted by the Mary Rose Learning Team, in partnership with the Mathematics and Science Learning Centre, University of Southampton. A chance to gain new ideas and explore best practice in science teaching and learning.

For primary teachers, senior management and science subject leaders

  • Keynote by Prof...
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The Many Faces of Tudor England 18 Mar - 31 Dec 2019
Tudor England - As you never expected it!

Just who were the men of the Mary Rose?

Discover a whole new view of Henry VIII’s navy with our exciting exhibition, using the latest scientific and genealogical research to show us who the men of the Mary Rose really were. 

You’ll never look at Tudor England the same...

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Mother's Day at the Mary Rose 30 Mar - 31 Mar 2019
Make a treat for your mum this Mother's Day

Henry VIII loved his mum, so visitors this Mother’s Day can create their own cards inspired by the collection and even make perfumed scent bags as a gift for mum, and the king himself will be around to talk about his mother, Elizabeth of York!

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