Monthly Archives: July 2017

Tudor History Mystery Practical History Workshops for Home Educator Families Thursday 7 September 2017 10:30 — 15:00 Guided Practical Activities Investigate the sinking of King Henry VIII’s favourite ship in an activity based on contemporary sources—vote for your top theory!   Handle and discuss replica mystery objects to discover life on board ship for rich… Read more »

It’s been a whole year since we reopened the Mary Rose Museum, and since then we’ve welcomed over 380,000 people into the museum, many of whom are return visitors!   The Mary Rose Museum has the same mix of original Tudor military and personal objects on display (actually, we’ve added a few more; see if… Read more »

Last year, just prior to reopening its doors, Mary Rose Museum crew took over Southsea Castle for a busy Bank Holiday weekend – and this year they are going back bigger and better than before.   Southsea Castle was built in 1544 by Henry VIII as part of a series of fortifications around the Solent… Read more »

Archaeology Week at the Mary Rose Museum Friday 21st July- Friday 28th July 2017 During the Festival of Archaeology 2017 the Mary Rose Museum welcome visitors to hear from archaeologists involved in the world’s largest underwater excavation and from the team working hard to preserve and display her in a unique and stunning museum.   The… Read more »

By the end of June, the Mary Rose Trust Collections Volunteers had digitised 5,651 of the 35mm slides held in the archive. Looking back it’s incredible at just how much progress has been made since the team started on this digitisation project in February. We are over 1/3 of the way towards the target of… Read more »