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Events Relaxed opening mornings
Dive the Mary Rose 4D

NEW FOR 2023

A new 4D immersive theatre experience showcasing the untold story of the finding, excavation, and recovery of the Mary Rose

Included in your Mary Rose Museum ticket

Christmas Candle Making 16 Dec - 20 Dec 2023
Saturday 16th, Tuesday 19th - Wednesday 20th December 2023

Take part in Christmas Candle Making with our Hands on History craft sessions. 

Create your very own Tudor inspired candle from beeswax, take it home and enjoy the cosy candlelight, and warming scent of honey.

Free activity - with a valid Mary Rose/Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ticket.

Please note: For...

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Relaxed Opening Morning 31 Dec - 31 Dec 2023
Sunday 31st December 2023

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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Volunteer Open Morning 20 Jan - 20 Jan 2024
Would you like to join our Mary Rose crew?

Do you enjoy meeting people and learning new skills?

Do you have a passion for History and want to share your knowledge with others?

Want to gain experience in museum collections?

Then join us for tea and biscuits on Saturday 20th January to meet our team and find out more...

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Relaxed Opening Morning 25 Jan - 25 Jan 2024
Thursday 25th January 2024

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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Tudors in Love: Calligraphy Crafts 10 Feb - 18 Feb 2024
10th February - 18th February 2024

This February half term get into the Valentine’s spirit with our Calligraphy Crafts! Learn how to write like a Tudor, and make a Valentine's card or Tudor inspired love letter using your new calligraphy skills!

Find out who aboard the Mary Rose would have been able to read and write,...

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Talk and Tour: What Sank the Mary Rose 24 Feb - 24 Feb 2024
Saturday 24th February 2024

19th July 1545, The Battle of The Solent – the Mary Rose, once the pride of King Henry VIII’s fleet of warships, his Army By Sea, engages with the enemy – within minutes all is lost as the ship sinks. 

A distraught King Henry watches first hand from Southsea...

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Guided Tours

Enhance your visit with a guided tour, we have options for every level of interest!

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Ultimate Ship Hall Experiences

Join us for a VIP, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get closer to the Mary Rose than ever before!

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Venue Hire at The Mary Rose

Set in the heart of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, the Mary Rose museum is an unique venue that will make any occasion unforgettable.

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