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The Mary Rose

The Mary Rose

The Mary Rose
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HM Naval Base

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Tel: 023 9281 2931

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Opening Times

November - March (1 Nov 2019 - 31 Mar 2020)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
April - October (1 Apr 2020 - 31 Oct 2020)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:30

* April - October: Last admission 16:45
November - March: Last admission 16:15
Closed 24-26 December

Map & Directions

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Road Directions

Portsmouth is connected to London by the A3 and there are regular coach services from London Victoria.

If arriving by car in the city, follow the signs for "Historic Ships", there is ample parking space close to the site.

Public Transport Directions

There are frequent train services to Portsmouth from London Waterloo, the journey time being about 1 hour 30 minutes.

Portsmouth Harbour station is less than five minutes walk from the Mary Rose Exhibition.


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Monday, 18th March 2019 - Tuesday, 31st December 2019

The Many Faces of Tudor England at The Mary RoseThe Many Faces of Tudor England at The Mary RoseDiscover a whole new view of Henry VIII's navy with The Mary Rose's exciting exhibition, using the latest scientific and genealogical research to show us who really crewed the Mary Rose. You'll never look at Tudor England the same way again! Filling the Admiral's Gallery, "The Many Faces of Tudor…
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Tuesday, 18th June 2019 - Tuesday, 31st December 2019

Shipwreck Explorers at The Mary RoseShipwreck Explorers at The Mary RoseUncover a treasure trove of Tudor artefacts from the seabed, get hands on and discover how this amazing shipwreck was found, excavated and salvaged! The Mary Rose invites families with young children to experience her story with the launch of a new interactive trail. When the archaeologists and…
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Saturday, 16th November 2019 - Saturday, 16th November 2019

Mary Rose Paint Party - Sunset ShipMary Rose Paint Party - Sunset ShipJoin The Mary Rose for a unique and creative experience. Combine History and Art and explore the world class galleries and collection with a guided tour and enjoy a Prosecco Paint Party, during which you will create your very own Mary Rose inspired masterpiece!
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Saturday, 14th December 2019 - Saturday, 14th December 2019

The Mary Rose Royal Christmas ExperienceThe Mary Rose Royal Christmas ExperienceCelebrate the festive season with a one of a kind, exclusive Christmas experience at The Mary Rose Museum.
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Saturday, 21st December 2019 - Monday, 23rd December 2019

King Henry's Christmas Court at The Mary RoseKing Henry's Christmas Court at The Mary RoseMerriment, Magic, Music… Make Christmas Memories at The Mary Rose!
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Guide Prices

Ticket prices can be found on the Mary Rose website.



  • Accessible Lift
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Induction Loop System
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
  • Wheelchair user accessible


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Audio Tours - available via our free mobile app for iOs and Android
  • Groups welcome

Parking & Transport

  • Own car park (Fee Applies)
  • Railway station within 5 miles
  • Railway station within walking distance
  • Secure cycle parking

Specialist Features

  • Educational Groups

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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Recent Reviews:

  • Lara d
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 13th November 2019
    We have been 3 times and never cease to be amazed by the exhibition. Fantastic layout and so much to absorb. Have recommended it several times to friends - and we are all grown-ups - for children it... Read full review
  • Hinckleygal81
    Hinckley, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Weekend away
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 13th November 2019
    I came here last weekend with my partner mind dad who were over from the Czech Republic. When we arrived in Portsmouth at 3pm we went straight to the Mary rose ship, we had bought a full navy ticket... Read full review
  • audreyferndown
    Ferndown, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Dark by necessity
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 13th November 2019
    It’s a fantastic building and exhibition. It gave us detailed examination of skeletal remains and much more. It must have taken an immense amount of work (and money) by many to achieve this special... Read full review

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