Visiting the Mary Rose Museum
November – March – 10am-5pm (last entry 4:15pm)
April – October – 10am – 5:30pm (last entry 4:45pm)
Closed 24th-26th December
Come and see The Mary Rose at our award-winning museum, located just 400 metres from the main entrance to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
The Mary Rose Museum is located in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, and prior to your visit to the museum you will need to pass through the Visitor Centre at the Dockyard gates. This is where you will need to purchase your tickets for the museum.
The museum is located at the far end of the Dockyard, about 400 metres from the entrance. A golf buggy is available, more information can be found on our accessibility page.
Upon reaching the Mary Rose Museum, be sure to have your ticket ready, as you will need to scan it at the barrier.
Built on three levels, the Mary Rose Museum is entirely accessible via lifts at either end of the main galleries.
Audio tours are available, via our downloadable app, for Android and iOs, in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Polish. Foreign language leaflets are also available.
The museum has toilets, as well as baby changing facilities.
Further information about access can be found on our accessibility page..
While eating and drinking are not permitted within the Mary Rose Museum, the Mary Rose café, operated by Baxter Storey, offers a wide range of hot and cold drinks, including Paddy & Scott’s roasted coffee, so you can sit back and reflect on your amazing day out.
You’ll also find plenty to eat, including soup, sandwiches, pastries and cakes. Everything is prepared on site using the freshest ingredients, which are sourced locally and bought daily.
The Mary Rose Shop has everything you’ll need to remember your day at the museum, from replica artefacts to clothing and homeware, as well as our cuddly ship’s dog, Hatch!
You can also visit our Online Shop, which is constantly updated with new products.
We encourage all visitors to take photos, and share them with us via social media. However, flash photography is not permitted, as this can be harmful to the artefacts, as well as disturbing other visitors
Commercial or Professional Photography is not permitted without written permission from the Mary Rose Trust. Specialist camera equipment, such as aerial drones, is not permitted.
Download our Free App, featuring our new Audio Highlights Tour!
Get a bite to eat and find a souvenir of your visit.
We offer special group visits for anything from ten to fifty people.
Inspire your students with a unique insight into the lives of the crew, and our work to preserve their world.
Unable to make it to the Museum? Maybe we can come to you…
Visually Impaired? We hold special “Lights Up” Mornings
Downloadable information sheets to make your visit more enjoyable for you and your family.
The Mary Rose’s history is for everyone. The new museum has been designed to be fully accessible for all our visitors.
Learn more before your visit