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Shipwreck Explorers 04 Nov - 28 Nov 2019
Uncover a treasure trove of Tudor artefacts from the seabed, get hands on and discover how this amazing shipwreck was found, excavated and salvaged!

When the Mary Rose was excavated by archaeologists on the sea bed it contained many chests full of beautifully preserved artefacts. Now you can recreate this excitement as you discover chests throughout the museum galleries and piece together the clues to solve the mysteries of this famous shipwreck.

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Mary Rose Platinum Ship Hall VIP Experience 08 Nov - 08 Nov 2019
Join us for a once in a lifetime opportunity to get closer to the Mary Rose than ever before!

An exclusive, behind the scenes VIP tour into the Weston Ship Hall, home of King Henry VIII’s ship, our Platinum Ship Hall VIP Experience gets you up close and personal with history, smell the timbers, experience incredible-up close views and learn directly from our team of conservation experts.

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Mary Rose Paint Party 16 Nov - 16 Nov 2019
Join us for a unique and creative experience at The Mary Rose

Combine history and art and explore our world class galleries and collection with a guided tour and enjoy a Paint Party, during which you will create your very own Mary Rose inspired masterpiece!

You will be welcomed to the museum by one of our expert guides, and taken through the...

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National Lottery Ticket Offer 23 Nov - 28 Nov 2019
#ThanksToYou campaign

To celebrate 25 years of The National Lottery, we're taking part in their #ThanksToYou campaign!

Between Saturday 23rd November and Thursday 28th November, we're giving free entry to the museum for anyone with a National Lottery ticket or scratchcard.

To redeem your Mary Rose ticket, simply bring a ticket or...

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The Victorian Christmas Festival 29 Nov - 01 Dec 2019
Please be aware Mary Rose tickets are not valid for this event

For three days, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard will be taken over by The Victorian Christmas Festival!

Meet Victorian street performers and Father Christmas, shop for gifts with the Christmas market and enjoy the funfair!

During the three day event, Mary Rose tickets are not valid for entry to the festival, historic...

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Shipwreck Explorers 03 Dec - 05 Jan 2020
Uncover a treasure trove of Tudor artefacts from the seabed, get hands on and discover how this amazing shipwreck was found, excavated and salvaged!

When the Mary Rose was excavated by archaeologists on the sea bed it contained many chests full of beautifully preserved artefacts. Now you can recreate this excitement as you discover chests throughout the museum galleries and piece together the clues to solve the mysteries of this famous shipwreck.

Smell real...

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The Mary Rose Royal Christmas Experience 14 Dec - 14 Dec 2019
Celebrate the festive season with a one of a kind, exclusive Christmas experience at The Mary Rose Museum

Explore the museum with a guided tour with an expert guide, discover behind the scenes areas not accessible to everyday visitors. Learn about the fateful day when the Mary Rose sank, with a talk by one of our museum team.

Join King Henry VIII at his Christmas court, held just...

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Relaxed Opening at the Mary Rose 20 Dec - 20 Dec 2019
20th December 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 Christmas Court 21 Dec - 23 Dec 2019
Merriment, Magic, Music… Make Christmas Memories at The Mary Rose!

Full Court: Saturday 21st December

It is the Christmas of 1544 King Henry VIII and Queen Katheryn Parr invite you to experience Christmas traditions from the Royal Tudor Court! There will be dancing, merrymaking, magic, music and an audience with the King. Throughout the museum you will meet characters from...

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