Monthly Archives: August 2015

  As you know, Hatch, the Mary Rose’s ratter, is on deployment with HMS Duncan, patrolling the Persian Gulf.   While he may not actually have his own uniform, we’ve created a unique version of our papercraft Hatch, complete with customised division patch. You can even chose between two hats, one for HMS Duncan, the… Read more »

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 Feeding the Five Hundred With a crew of 500 mariners and soldiers to feed, it was important that food on the Mary Rose was rationed, to prevent it running… Read more »

Back in February 2014, we took delivery of a sample of our Henry VIII rubber duck, which we worked with the company Yarto to design. We all thought he was lovely, so our digital marketing team grabbed a few snaps of him, and to whet your appetites, put his photo (left) online, expecting a few… Read more »

With the School Holidays in full flow, you’ll be wanting something to entertain the kids over the next six weeks, so why not start with our cut-out-and-make Henry VIII!   Henry has paper-spring legs, meaning he can sit on desks and shelves, looking out across his kingdom, as well as on flat surfaces. Make sure… Read more »