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Portsmouth’s Mary Rose and Coronavirus

Given the importance of both controlling the spread of the virus and relieving the burden on the NHS, the Mary Rose Museum will close to the public for the foreseeable future as of 17.00 on Tuesday 17th March.

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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.

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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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Relaxed Opening at the Mary Rose 21 Feb - 21 Feb 2020
21st February 2020

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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Science Open House for Home Educator Families 24 Feb - 24 Feb 2020
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Discover the Tudor world in our drop-in day exclusively for Home Educator Families

The Mary Rose Learning Team is organising an informal Science Open House exclusively for Home Educator Families on Monday 24 February 2020, 11am-2pm.

It showcases the cutting-edge science at The Mary Rose, Portsmouth. Themes include materials...

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Platinum Ship Hall Experience - February 28 Feb - 28 Feb 2020
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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Shipwreck Explorers 29 Feb - 01 Mar 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, and pick...

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Hatch - An Old Sea Dog's Tale 11 Jul - 12 Jul 2020
Discover the story of the life, death and resurrection of the ship's dog!

On 12th July 1982, divers on the Mary Rose wreck site discovered the remains of a small dog outside the door of the Carpenter’s cabin. That dog would later become known as Hatch, one of the most popular exhibits in the Mary Rose museum!

Come and join us 11th -...

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