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Relaxed Opening Morning 28 Mar - 28 Mar 2022
Monday 28th March 2022

Every month we hold Relaxed Opening or Lights Up mornings, where from 10am-12 noon the lights in the museum will be at a higher level, and sound effects will be turned down. As always our wonderful team of volunteers and staff will be on hand to guide you through the...

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Relaxed Opening Morning 24 Apr - 24 Apr 2022
Sunday 24th April 2022

Every month we hold Relaxed Opening or Lights Up mornings, where from 10am-12 noon the lights in the museum will be at a higher level, and sound effects will be turned down. As always our wonderful team of volunteers and staff will be on hand to guide you through the...

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Meet Henry VIII! 30 May - 04 Jun 2022
Meet England's most infamous monarch!

Meet legendary Tudor king, Henry VIII, at the Mary Rose Museum this May half term.

What better way to celebrate one monarch’s jubilee by meeting the most notorious English monarch that ever graced our shores! King Henry VIII could be sauntering through the historic dockyard, checking up on his beloved...

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Craft your own crown and shield! 30 May - 03 Jun 2022
Arts and Crafts this May Half Term

Feeling crafty? Come and join us at the Mary Rose Museum to make your own crown and shield. Inspire yourselves with heraldic symbols like those used by the knights of old, or get creative with your own designs.

This half-term activity is FREE with a valid Mary Rose Museum ticket,...

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Relaxed Opening Morning 30 May - 30 May 2022
Monday 30th May 2022

Every month we hold Relaxed Opening or Lights Up mornings, where from 10am-12 noon the lights in the museum will be at a higher level, and sound effects will be turned down. As always our wonderful team of volunteers and staff will be on hand to guide you through the...

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Relaxed Opening Morning 26 Jun - 26 Jun 2022
Sunday 26th June 2022

Every month we hold Relaxed Opening or Lights Up mornings, where from 10am-12 noon the lights in the museum will be at a higher level, and sound effects will be turned down. As always our wonderful team of volunteers and staff will be on hand to guide you through the...

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Ultimate Ship Hall Experience - July 2022 09 Jul - 09 Jul 2022
The ULTIMATE way to enjoy the Mary Rose

This experience is like no other, including access to areas within the museum and collection which have never before been accessible to visitors. Go behind the scenes, explore the collection, spend time with our experts and enjoy our hospitality with this brand new and exclusive package.

The highlight of the...

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Eucharist Service for the Mary Rose 17 Jul - 17 Jul 2022
A Memorial Service at Portsmouth Cathedral

Join us at Portsmouth Cathedral for the Sunday Eucharist service, which includes a memorial to the crew of the Mary Rose and the laying a wreath to honour all those who lost their lives on that fateful day in 1545. We will also be remembering supporters of The Mary Rose...

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Monarchy Monday 25 Jul - 25 Jul 2022
Meet Henry VIII!

See England's most infamous monarch!

Meet legendary Tudor king, Henry VIII, at the Mary Rose Museum this summer.

King Henry VIII could be sauntering through the historic dockyard, checking up on his beloved ship the Mary Rose inside the museum or joining in with the summer activities.

You don't want...

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Regular Events

Events that run regularly throughout the year

Afternoon Tea for Two Experience at the Mary Rose
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays

 

Enjoy a unique experience at the Mary Rose museum this summer with an afternoon treat with amazing views from our VIP balcony overlooking HMS Victory and Portsmouth Harbour - you may even catch a glimpse of one of the famous aircraft carriers if they are in port. 

Your afternoon will begin with a delicious high afternoon tea on the balcony, followed by a guided tour. Discover the largest collection of Tudor objects anywhere in the world, and marvel at Henry VIII’s pride and joy, his beloved Mary Rose.  She lay under the Portsmouth Sea for 437 years before being raised, treated, and conserved into the awe-inspiring piece of Portsmouth history you see today. 

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Exhibitions at the Mary Rose

Currently featured at the Mary Rose museum

1545 - When their world ended

A new experience for 2021

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