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Ship Hall tours

A once in a lifetime opportunity to get closer to the Mary Rose than ever before. Go behind the scenes, explore the collection, spend time with our experts and enjoy our hospitality with this exclusive package.

An exclusive, behind the scenes VIP tour taking visitors into the Weston Ship Hall, home of Henry VIII’s mighty vessel, the Mary Rose.

People on a Ship Hall tour at the Mary Rose Museum

Our Ultimate Ship Hall Experience gets you up close and personal with history. Smell the Mary Rose’s timbers, experience incredible new perspectives while learning from our team of experts.

This experience is like no other, including access to areas within the Museum and collections which have never before been accessible to visitors. Go behind the scenes, explore the collections, spend time with our experts and enjoy our hospitality with this exclusive package.

Cost is inclusive of ticket price for entry to the Mary Rose only.

Included in this experience:

  • A once in a life time chance to enter the resting place of King Henry VIII’s warship and one of the world’s largest environmentally controlled exhibition show cases, the Weston Ship Hall
  • A guided tour of the Weston Ship Hall by our expert Collections and Conservation Team, showing the highlights and areas of significance on the 500-year-old Tudor warship the Mary Rose
  • A behind the scenes tour of the Reserve Collection
  • Use of our VIP ship balcony, giving you views of the ship not seen from within the Museum
  • Refreshments in our private Wardroom
  • Access to our VIP viewing balcony, giving incredible views across Portsmouth Harbour, including HMS Victory
  • A guided tour of the Museum with one of our experts
  • A VIP deluxe goody bag

A tour member pointing at the hull of the Mary Rose

For this experience, access into the Weston Ship Hall will require participants to have good mobility – please check with us before booking if you have any additional access needs.

We run these events with bespoke dates so please get in touch should you like to go ahead, and our team will make all the arrangements for you.

Book below, call us on 023 9281 2931 or contact us at [email protected]

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