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Portsmouth’s Mary Rose and Coronavirus

Our events programme has been curtailed, due to the limited access to the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard site, while we implement a safe visiting policy due to the Coronavirus.

Please check back later, for when we start to hold new events.

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What's on at The Mary Rose
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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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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The Many Faces of Tudor England 01 Sep - 31 Dec 2020
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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Relaxed Opening at the Mary Rose 18 Dec - 18 Dec 2020
18th December 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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Relaxed Opening at the Mary Rose 31 Jan - 31 Jan 2021
31st January 2021

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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Relaxed Opening at the Mary Rose 26 Feb - 26 Feb 2021
26th February 2021

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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Relaxed Opening at the Mary Rose 28 Mar - 28 Mar 2021
28th March 2021

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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Relaxed Opening at the Mary Rose 23 Apr - 23 Apr 2021
23rd April 2021

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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