Time Detectives - An AR Experience | The Mary Rose
Time Detectives: The Mystery of the Mary Rose 

Our new Augmented Reality app immerses players in the sights, sounds and smells of life on board the Mary Rose almost 500 years ago.

Tudor Time Detectives - Using The App
Become a Time Detective!
Become a Time Detective and investigate the sinking of the Mary Rose in July 1545. Use your mobile phone as a magical spyglass to reveal secrets from the past and complete your mission for King Henry VIII. 

Follow your favourite character through the museum to collect and interrogate clues to solve the mystery of the Mary Rose.

Wear backpacks that automatically trigger scent at key moments in the evolving story. Fire the cannon and smell the gunpowder!


The game is compatible with the following devices

  • iPhone X and above e.g. 11, 12, 13, 14 
  • Android phones that are late 2017 or newer including but not limited to Samsung 20, 21 and 22

The game settings should not allow anyone to download and pay with a device older than those outlined above

Picture This Productions

Picture This Productions is an award-winning immersive entertainment studio – creating film, 360 film, virtual reality, augmented reality, and multisensory experiences that harness fast developing interactive technology for more emotionally resonant storytelling. The studio is a pioneer in XR storytelling—creating groundbreaking original immersive experiences in collaboration with world-renowned companies and organizations. Previous work from Picture This includes the multiple award-winning interactive VR experience ‘Fly’ created for British Airway’s centenary. This had a sell-out run in London’s Saatchi Gallery and was awarded Best Immersive Experience UK 2020 by the UK government.