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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

Tudor Apothecary Craft: Pomander Making 29 May - 02 Jun 2023
Have bags of fragrant fun this May Half Term!

Being on the Mary Rose would have been a very smelly experience. Pomanders were used as a Tudor air freshener. Filled with petals and spices, they would hide the smell of stinky sailors!

Join us in our Learning Centre and make your own!

*Activities free for all valid Mary Rose...

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Relaxed Opening Morning 29 May - 29 May 2023
Monday 29th May 2023

Every month we hold Relaxed Opening or Lights Up mornings, where from 10am-11am 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 experience.

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An Evening with Dr Estelle Paranque & Dr Joanne Paul 12 Jul - 12 Jul 2023
12th July 2023

Join us after hours on 12th July 2023 to explore the Mary Rose Museum and hear from esteemed authors, broadcasters and historians Dr Estelle Paranque and Dr Joanne Paul.

Hot off the press Estelle’s new book ‘Blood, Fire & Gold’ has been met with much acclaim and named Times book...

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Talk and Tour Experience: Tudor Archery and How To Make A Tudor Arrow 15 Jul - 15 Jul 2023
Saturday 15th July 2023

Join us for this unique and unforgettable experience which explores archery in Tudor times.

Discover how a Tudor arrow was made step by step, explore the museum with a guided behind the scenes tour of our collection. Enjoy refreshments in our wardroom and access to our exterior VIP balcony. 

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Hands On History: Beeswax Candle Making 22 Jul - 29 Jul 2023
22nd - 29th July 2023

Let's illuminate history with this fun and engaging craft activity! 

The Tudors couldn't simply switch a light on to see where they were going and they had no electricity! Candles would light there way. 

Learn how the Tudors made their candles and have a go at making one...

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Eucharist Service for the Mary Rose 23 Jul - 23 Jul 2023
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 of flowers to honour all those who lost their lives on that fateful day in 1545.

This is a service conducted by Portsmouth Cathedral and does...

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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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