Events and activities

What's on at The Mary Rose

Totally Tudor - Meet the Crew 06 Apr - 22 Apr 2019
Discover the story of crew of Henry VIII's flagship from the man himself!

This Easter come to The Mary Rose and meet Henry VIII and members of his crew – the surgeon will tell gruesome tales of amputations and sickness at sea, the carpenter will show how he kept the Mary Rose ship-shape, and discover what the men ate with the ship’s cook.

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Relaxed Opening at the Mary Rose 19 Apr - 19 Apr 2019
19th April 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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Rib Rides to the Mary Rose wreck site 03 May - 06 May 2019
Discover the full story of the Mary Rose by visiting the site of her loss and recovery!

Extend your Mary Rose experience, take a rib ride out in to the Solent to the Mary Rose wreck site and hear about the sinking and salvage of King Henry VIII's famous warship.

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Meet the Cook 04 May - 06 May 2019
Find out more about feeding 500 men on the Mary Rose

This May bank holiday weekend, join us at The Mary Rose to find out about Tudor cooking and what the crew of the Mary Rose ate and drank.

Inside the museum, you will find The Cook, who will tell you what food he is preparing for the men and officers....

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14th ICOM-CC Wet Organic Archaeological Materials Working Group Conference 20 May - 24 May 2019

The Working Group Wet Organic Archaeological Materials (WOAM) is concerned with the degradation and conservation of organic archaeological objects found in fresh or salt water, or during excavation of wetland or damp sites. The group is also working with in-situ conservation, reburial, and site surveys, as well as post-conservation treatments...

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Shipwreck Explorers 25 May - 02 Jun 2019
Follow the clues and uncover the mysteries that lay beneath the waves for 437 years!

Head down to The Mary Rose and become a Shipwreck Explorer! Discover the secrets of the Mary Rose and her crew with our exciting trail through the decks of Henry VIII’s magnificent flagship in the heart of historic Portsmouth! Who were the crew? What was life like in Tudor England?...

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