The Mary Rose – Overview
Make tracks to Portsmouth, an easy 90 minute train ride from London and visit The Mary Rose, Portsmouth’s number 1 attraction! Explore the remains of King Henry VIII’s favourite ship. After 437 years, In one of the most challenging archaeological excavations of all time it was recovered from the seabed. See thousands of objects, from the large bronze guns to personal items, for example wooden bowls and nit combs. As a result scientists could recreate life on-board with an authenticity no other attraction can provide.
Are you interested in the lives of the officers, the ordinary sailors or even the ship’s dog? You don’t just get a window into their lives, but the rediscovered Mary Rose opens a door to the world of 1545 for a truly unique experience like no other. Nowhere else can you experience the lives of the men who worked and lived on board a Tudor warship in a more realistic way. Discover that history is only a heartbeat away at the Mary Rose!
Experience the remains of Henry VIII’s Mary Rose, the only ship of her kind on display anywhere in the world. You can discover the world of life at sea in Henry VIII’s navy, and uncover the lives of ordinary people. See, touch and even smell the real objects that they owned and used. Young and old can become “Shipwreck Explorers” with the interactive museum trail, discovering the secrets of the legendary ship.
Get to know a whole new side of Tudor England with the exciting “The Many Faces of Tudor England” exhibition! Furthermore, find out who crewed the boat with the latest ground-breaking research, view the ship from three galleries, and see how the crew lived, worked and fought in their dramatic audio-visual display.
Once in Portsmouth, make sure you explore the waterfront and visit neighbouring Gunwharf Quays. It is Southern England’s premier Designer Outlet Shopping Centre.
Do you want to experience more medieval adventures? Spend Halloween as a royal guest of Henry VIII at The Medieval Banquet.
Get your Mary Rose discount right here at Smartsave – simply print our 20% off voucher or show it on your mobile phone at the ticket desk of the Mary Rose.
|Regular Price||With Voucher|
|Concession 60+, Students||£17.00||£13.60|
|Family, 1 Adult, 3 Children||£26.50||£21.20|
|Family, 2 Adults, 3 Children||£38.50||£30.80|
|monday||10:00 - 17:00|
|tuesday||10:00 - 17:00|
|wednesday||10:00 - 17:00|
|thursday||10:00 - 17:00|
|friday||10:00 - 17:00|
|saturday||10:00 - 17:00|
|sunday||10:00 - 17:00|