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Events Relaxed opening mornings
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
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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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Dive the Mary Rose 4D
Coming Spring 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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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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A Sailor’s Story: Life on board the Mary Rose 11 Feb - 19 Feb 2023
This February Half Term explore the Mary Rose Museum and discover the hidden stories and fascinating facts about life on board the world’s only surviving Tudor warship.

Who were the crew members aboard? What was life like? Who was in charge and what on earth is a bosuns whistle? Did they enjoy ale or wine? What’s a ship’s biscuit and what did they wear?

Pick up a copy of our family trail and follow the museum route...

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Volunteer Open Morning 11 Feb - 11 Feb 2023
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 pop in and join us for tea and biscuits on Saturday 11th February to meet our team and...

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Meet Alison Gardiner 14 Feb - 14 Feb 2023
Designer of the Mary Rose 40th Anniversary Mug

To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the raising of the Mary Rose, the Mary Rose shop has commissioned an exclusive bone china mug from local artist Alison Gardiner.

Alison Gardiner will be at the Mary Rose museum shop on 14th February, so why not come and pick up this amazing...

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