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The Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Main Road | Portsmouth Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3PY, England
+44 23 9275 0521
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The Mary Rose Museum is home to the Mary Rose and the thousands of artefacts that were recovered from the Solent. Built between 1509 and 1511, The Mary Rose was one of the first ships able to fire a broadside, and was a firm favourite of King Henry VIII. After a long and successful career, she sank accidentally during an engagement with the French fleet in 1545. Her rediscovery and raising were seminal events in the history of nautical archaeology. After a 34 year conservation project, the Mary Rose is now fully on display within her purpose-built museum.
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Main Road | Portsmouth Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3PY, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic museum. The artefacts recovered are just amazing!! So much attention to detail. From the ships dog to how many rats to what they ate. Brilliant

Thank Chalk127
Reviewed yesterday

They have done an excellent job with the restoration and it was very well presented lots more to see at the Historic dockyard as well good value for money.

Thank John I
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a highlight of my trip. I came to see the HMS Victory and thought I would stop here since it was next door. The Victory was pretty good but the Mary Rose was even better. It is fascinating to see all the work...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I helped to organise a corporate event at the Mary Rose museum. Becky or Andy & the team were there to help every step of the way, nothing was too much trouble, from setting up the IT for our speakers through to the catering,the evening...More

Thank Lingers2015
Reviewed 3 days ago

This ship has survived over 500 years. To see the cross section of this magnificent ship takes you back in time to when the country's navy was a formidable force. Videos projected onto various parts of the ship show how an where the sailors and...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Memories of myself and many school children across the UK watching a day long broadcast of its raising in 1982 came back. 35 years later: I happened to be in the right area to see the full effects of the preservation work. As more artefacts...More

Thank Adam H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a magnificent museum. Well worth the wait to see remains of the ship. (I can still remember watch the story unfold on Blue Peter and the heart stopping moment the lift went wrong). A well designed museum with very few bottle necks. loved the...More

Thank Celia L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent museum. Very clever use of technology to project images on the recovered wreck to replicate what jobs people did in each part of the ship.

Thank Alison K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Superb view of the ship and a good look at some history, not too crowded and weel presented. would like to go back at some point

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 3 days ago

I remember (just) all the build up to the raising of the Mary Rose and the coverage on Blue Peter as a kid and we came in the early days (mid-eighties) with my school when it was still housed in a very basic manner with...More

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Linda W
15 July 2017|
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Response from Simon C | Property representative |
Hello, we have stairs as well as lifts to every level in the museum.
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Helen H
2 May 2016|
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Response from Helen H |
Thanks Simon. That's really helpful and means I can give my son good news about the Mary Rose - he's obsessed. I'm sure we'll enjoy our holiday and will make plans to go back when there's more to see, Cheers, Helen
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12 February 2016|
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Response from Simon C | Property representative |
Hello, We don't have a specific date yet, when we do we will be sure to let everybody know on our website and on social media.
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