Up to 120
Exclusive Use
£1800 - £2500
Wedding license

The Mary Rose Museum offers a unique venue for your special day. Surrounded by the treasures recovered along with Henry VIII’s flagship, you and your guests can enjoy the world of the Mary Rose.

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Venue features

Venue Type
Museum / Attraction
Seated Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
05:00 PM
Late Night Extension Available
Bridal Suite
Changing Only
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Water View
Ceremony and Reception
Sound System Available
Licensed for Weddings and Civil Ceremonies
Food and Drink
Alcohol License
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
Cultural Experience
Asian Weddings
Jewish Weddings
Muslim Weddings

Bridebook benefits

  • Bridebook Discount: 5%

Detailed Description

The Mary Rose Museum provides a truly unique venue for your special day. Surrounded by the many treasures recovered along with Henry VIII’s magnificent flagship, you and your guests can enjoy the enthralling world of the Mary Rose. Our wedding venue hire includes exclusive evening access to all three floors of the museum, where our knowledgeable staff and volunteers give a fantastic insight to this Tudor warship. We are licensed to hold ceremonies here at the museum and afterwards we can accommodate up to 120 guests for a sit down dinner. We work with a number of caterers who can create your perfect wedding breakfast. All our venue hire packages include exclusive access to our Bridge Balcony, which offers stunning views of HMS Victory and the harbour. It is a perfect location for your guests to enjoy a glass of champagne while soaking up the atmosphere. Our dedicated Events Team will be on hand throughout the planning of your wedding and on the day to ensure you do not have to worry about a thing!

FAQs (8)

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
The wedding of Cat and Alex in December 2013! We planned it in just six weeks!
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
A wedding we held last year where the 12 year old niece of the bride played the harp as the couple walked down the aisle, beautiful!
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Unique, atmospheric, enthralling, historic, contemporary
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
Bridge Balcony
What’s your favourite canapé?
Crisp parmesan shortbread biscuit, goat's cheese and red pepper marmalade.
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Ice cream
What is your venue's most unique feature?
The 500 year old Tudor warship and collection.
What part of your business are you most proud of?
All funds raised through wedding goes straight to the Trust to conserve the ship and the collection.
Year Business Was Established
# Of Weddings Hosted
Less than 10
Public Liability Insurance


Getting here

  • Address:
  • Main Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 3PY, England
  • Nearest Train Station:
  • Portsmouth Harbour
  • Nearest Town:
  • Portsmouth
  • Nearest Motorway & Junction:
  • M27