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Dive the Mary Rose 4D
Opening 31st March 2023

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

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1545 - When their world ended

Re-live the final moments on board Henry VIII’s favourite ship in our new audio-visual experience

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Tudor Time Detectives
Download to your device!

Become a Time Detective and investigate the sinking of the Mary Rose in July 1545 in a new AR experience from Picture This Productions

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Back to the 80s this October Half Term! 22 Oct - 30 Oct 2022
Celebrate 40 years of the raising of the Mary Rose by taking a step back in time to the 1980s!

This October half term discover the pop culture of the 1980s with our retro-themed area, containing a video game arcade featuring 80s classics such as Pac-Man, AsteroidsGauntlet, Galaga and more, courtesy of Game Over, as well as music and photo opportunities from that era!

Included with a valid Mary...

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The Tudor Ladies and the Twelve Days of Christmas 28 Dec - 30 Dec 2022
How was Christmas celebrated in the 16th century?


Discover the Festive Period at the time of Henry VIII as we welcome back the Tudor Ladies for an entertaining hour-long show where they demonstrate how Christmas was celebrated in Tudor households.

There’ll be singing, dancing and even a chance to join in - it’s fun for all...

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Mary Rose Museum Tour - Diver's Stories 01 Apr - 16 Apr 2023
A brand new tour experience running for a limited time only…

Make your visit even more memorable this Easter by booking a place onto one of our Diver’s Stories, Mary Rose Museum Tours. 

This tour goes beyond your average visit and takes visitors through the main and lower decks of the museum, led by an expert guide. Learn how a...

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Divers Carry Bag - Show and Tell Experience 01 Apr - 16 Apr 2023
This Easter, take a look inside an original divers’ bag and uncover fascinating facts about the equipment used to dig up the Mary Rose!

Deep below the surface of the water, divers carried an equipment bag, holding the tools needed to excavate rare and fragile Tudor artefacts whilst underwater.  What was in this bag and how were items used? 

Find our expert guides in the museum and take a look inside an original...

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Divers’ Hands-on Experience 01 Apr - 16 Apr 2023
This Easter, discover the equipment the dive team excavating The Mary Rose wreck site used to uncover the ship and her many thousands of fascinating Tudor objects. 

How did divers, over 40 years ago, locate and uncover the thousands of objects buried beneath the seabed for hundreds of years? What equipment did they use? 

Our Divers’ Handling Experience allows visitors to handle these unique pieces of dive equipment which were integral to uncovering and raising the...

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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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