Monthly Archives: February 2015

A snippet of interesting trivia relating to the Mary Rose, and Tudor life in general. Updated most Tuesdays. Follow us on Twitter at @MaryRoseMuseum, or the hashtag #TudorTrivia Bracket Fungus We know the crew of the Mary Rose would pass the time by playing games, but do we also have evidence of them being artistic?… Read more »

From the Mary Rose Museum to the British Museum – for one week only! 12-16 January 2015 The Mary Rose Learning department’s Clare Barnes spent a week at the British Museum as part of their Knowledge Exchange programme, learning about what they do…   The Knowledge Exchange programme was an exciting prospect. During my week… Read more »

The Mary Rose museum has been accepted as a member of ALVA, the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions.   The decision, which was unanimous across the board,  means that the Mary Rose Museum sits alongside the major attractions and museums in the UK, such as the British Museum, St Paul’s Cathedral and the Historic Royal… Read more »


The Mary Rose Museum received a visit from Culture minister Ed Vaizey on 5th February 2015. Although he visited the museum back in November 2012, this was the first time he’d visited since it opened in May 2013.   Mr Vaizet appears to have been impressed, saying “It is incredible, one of the best museums… Read more »