As always our wonderful team of volunteers and staff, will be on hand to guide you through the experience.
Learn about the pesky pests, creepy critters and animals that have lived onboard the Mary Rose
Create your own creepy critter! Use googly eyes, fuzzy spots, sparkles and pipe cleaners!
Take a look at one of our pesky pests fact sheets to learn amazing, weird and wonderful facts about the...
Use our microscopes and inspect our range of specimens up close! Get hands on experience using a lab microscope, and take a look at some weird and wonderful creepy crawlies up close.
Free with a valid Mary Rose/Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ticket.
Part of Creepy Conservation running across Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Ever wondered what a flea looks like really really close up! This is your chance to meet members of our conservation team, learn how they use high tech microscopes and take a close up look at some of the creepy critters linked with the Mary Rose. This activity explores the...
Join Dr Alexzandra Hildred, Maritime Archaeologist and Head of Research to hear about the weird, wonderful, and sometimes scary critters encountered during the excavation of the Mary Rose. From spider crabs to eels, these amazing facts and stories from the excavation of the Mary Rose will entertain and interest children...
As part of our joint event with HMS Warrior, we invite you to explore Christmas through the ages, with Victorian Christmas onboard HMS Warrior and a celebration of Tudor Christmas traditions brought to life at The Mary Rose.
At the Mary Rose Museum, this event will immerse you into...
What is a yule log?
What is the Lord of Misrule?
How many days of Christmas did the Tudors celebrate?
Who ate golden boars’ heads and what on earth is wassailing?
Find out with our Tudor Christmas Trail which uncovers the many wonderfully festive, and sometimes peculiar...
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: no...