The Mary Rose (Portsmouth) Reviews
Description:Address: Portsmouth / Hampshire / England / Come see the only 16th century warship on display anywhere in the world. ... more
Newest Review: ... can be very busy. As for the museum, tickets can be purchased for all the attractions or just the Mary Rose. Mary Rose was Henry V111 flag ship and sank in the Solent. Half the ship survived, to be recoved in the 1980's. It is amazing to see the remains of the Mary Rose through the windows...to think that the ship was built in 1511 - it is like a time capsule. The audio guide (or both ... more
Customer The Mary Rose (Portsmouth) Reviews (2)
by - written on 20/11/13 (Useful, 6 readings)
The Mary Rose Museum in the Portsmouth Historical Docks is a super day out. For me getting there the best way is by train as the Portsmouth Station on the "The Hard" is just about 5 minutes walk away. If wish to travel by car the Docks and carparks are well signed posted although the roads can be very busy. As for the museum, tickets can be purchased for all the attractions or just the Mary Rose. Mary Rose was Henry V111 flag ship and sank in the Solent. Half the ship survived, to be recoved in the 1980's. It is amazing to see the remains of the Mary Rose through the windows...to think that the ship was built in 1511 - it is like a time ... Read the complete review
by - written on 09/07/08 (Very useful, 597 readings)
As a History teacher who loves the 16th century, I am always happy to take any excuse to visit historical sites. On a shopping trip to Portsmouth I decided that I would take the opportunity of visiting the Mary Rose, which I hadn't been to see for about 15 years. A SHORT HISTORY Sorry, I know that my History bits can go on a bit - I'll try to keep it short and sweet! The Mary Rose was one of Henry VIII's warships. Contrary to what most people (including me - oh dear!) think, it did not sink on its maiden voyage, but was actually around for over 30 years before the disaster. The ship was built in around 1511 and was a successful warship. In ... Read the complete review
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