Monthly Archives: March 2016

 I’m Andrew McCarthy and I am a second year History and Politics student at the University of Portsmouth. I’ve been on a work experience placement with the Mary Rose Education Department to find out more about public engagement with historical research. I’ve been investigating contemporary sources to extend the topics they cover in workshops and… Read more »

Portsmouth High School at the Mary Rose Museum

Portsmouth High School & Mary Rose Museum – Partners in Education Portsmouth High School and the Mary Rose Museum, in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, have a long-standing relationship which encompasses teachers, pupils, parents and the Museum Team. This special relationship has been formalised as part of the Mary Rose Partners in Education programme. Portsmouth High School… Read more »

The Mary Rose Museum has been involved with Shakespeare Week, a national scheme run by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, since its inception. Despite the fact that Shakespeare himself would never have seen the Mary Rose, as he was born in 1564, nearly 20 years after King Henry VIII’s famous warship sank, the collection gives a… Read more »

Hatch At Crufts

In the first of an occasional series, we’re going back to March 2010, when The Mary Rose’s dog went walkies for the first time in nearly 500 years! Our blogger Simon explains…   Back in 2010, the Mary Rose Museum was still based in an old boathouse near the entrance to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, the… Read more »