Monthly Archives: November 2013

A collection of classic board games with a Mary Rose twist will be at the Mary Rose Museum in time for Christmas!   The creation of Mary Rose classics including Monopoly, Cluedo and Top Trumps is the result of collaborative work between games manufacturer Winning Moves and the Mary Rose.   The Mary Rose was… Read more »

The new Front-of-House team

The Mary Rose Takeover Day Today St Judes year 4 children have taken over the Mary Rose museum and given some of the staff a helping hand. Five children were dressed and trained as a Tudor gun crew and have given the public the chance to see how a Mary Rose cannon was fired in… Read more »

School Children take over at The Mary Rose Museum! On Friday 22 November, school children from Portsmouth will be taking over The Mary Rose Museum at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard for the day. The activities are being organised as part of Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Day 2013, a national event led by the Children’s Commissioner for England…. Read more »

The British Guild of Travel Writers’ has presented the Mary Rose Museum with a top annual tourism award.   The Mary Rose, at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, nominated by journalist Christina Ediss, won the Best UK Tourism Project award. The ship-shaped, space-age building houses the Mary Rose Tudor warship which mysteriously sank on a calm summer’s… Read more »

The First of November saw us receive a visit from a very special visitor. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arrived at the museum at 1030am, much to the surprise of the visitors waiting to go on board HMS Victory.  Share on Tumblr