Monthly Archives: June 2014

Only 55 weeks since opening, the Mary Rose Museum has received its 500,000th visitors!   The Swedish family of four, Per Ruottinem, Annika Wijk and their children Klas and Maja Wijk, were greeted by Rear Admiral John Lippiett, Chief Executive of the Mary Rose Trust, and presented with a bag of goodies.   After a… Read more »

A new dive to the remaining submerged sections of the Mary Rose has allowed archaeologists to survey the current state of the shipwreck in the Solent   Divers head down to the shipwreck of the Mary Rose, which sank in battle in 1545 and was salvaged in 1982© Mary Rose Trust   Experts described the… Read more »

artfundvisit-4

As you may know, the Mary Rose Museum has been entered in the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2014, and today we had the judging panel in to give us the once over!   The five judges, Sally Bacon, Prof. Michael Craig Martin RA CBE, Wim Pijbes, Anna Somers Cocks OBE FSA… Read more »

Uncovering the Tudors

We are excited to announce a new series of talks and events to take place at the Mary Rose Museum throughout 2014: ‘Uncovering the Tudors’. The first event will be a talk by renowned historian and novelist Alison Weir.   Alison Weir is one of Britain’s most famous historians. She has published 16 works of… Read more »