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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

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

* 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, 17th August 2019 - Monday, 26th August 2019

Shipwreck Explorers: Gruesome Gunners! At The Mary RoseShipwreck Explorers: Gruesome Gunners! At The Mary RoseExplore the 'men of war', who fought at sea on the Kings' ship, the Mary Rose. The ship fought many wars during her lifetime, and her crew were all highly trained: you will be too after taking part in these exciting activities!
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Friday, 11th October 2019 - Friday, 11th October 2019

England's Other Countrymen - A talk and book signing with Dr Onyeka NubiaEngland's Other Countrymen: A Talk with Dr Onyeka Nubia at The Mary RoseJoin the Mary Rose for a talk and book signing with Dr Onyeka Nubia! England's Other Countrymen: Black Tudor Society - 'rethinking diversity, understanding England's past'.
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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:

  • Susan P
    Glastonbury, United Kingdom
    Nice to see her dry!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 22nd August 2019
    I last saw this historic ship in 1987 when to preserve it they were keeping her wet, and basically in a shed, so it was so nice to see her dry and within a purpose built museum. The building is laid... Read full review
  • HerindoorsMiddlesex
    Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
    1 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 22nd August 2019
    Was really looking forward to visiting this historic exhibition. Unfortunately it has been ruined by the lack of lighting making it impossible to see the exhibits or read the descriptors. The lack of... Read full review
  • GaryJulieAmelia
    Another excellent day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 23rd August 2019
    The Mary Rose was great, loved meeting Henry VIII who did an excellent talk. Really interesting and knowledgeable museum staff. Read full review

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