Activities

5 Reasons to visit the Mary Rose Half Term!

Written by Amy Hughes

Head to Portsmouth to see the Mary Rose,
A fantastic day out for everyone who goes!
Historical lessons, dressing up and even a light show,
Plan your visit with your whole family in tow!

1. Save up to 41% on tickets

**Book with Picniq now to save up to 41%!**

Brand new to Picniq, you can now save up to 42% on 1-day entry tickets to the fascinating Mary Rose Museum! The ship was raised from the seabed in 1982 and can now be found in Portsmouth.

2. Discover England in 1545

The Mary Rose is a time capsule, preserving life in Tudor England. Explore objects recovered from Henry VIII’s flagship and discover what life was like in 1545. There’s a common misconception that the Mary Rose sank on her maiden voyage, but she was a successful warship for Henry VIII for almost the entire duration of his reign. A visit here is an educational and fun day out for all the family!

3. See the Mary Rose come to life!

An amazing light show brings the ship to life. Experience life on board, through both war and peace!

4. Explore life as a Tudor

No matter what your age, you’re bound to love the dressing up area. Why not see how you would look sat on the throne? There are also Tudor craft activities available for little ones too!

5. Download fun activities

There is a whole range of maps, worksheets and models available to download. You can continue the fun after your visit too! Download here.

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