Monthly Archives: October 2017

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 The Peter Pomegranate – The Mary Rose’s Sister Ship Built in 1510 in Portsmouth, The Peter Pomegranate was a 300 ton carrack, enlarged to 600 tonnes in 1536.  … Read more »

“Hello, my name is Elisa and I have the pleasure of working with the Conservation Department of the Mary Rose Trust for the next two months.   This internship is supported by the Erasmus program and the University of Cadiz where I am studying a Master’s degree of Nautical and Underwater Archaeology. Before I studied… Read more »

The Mary Rose in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard was delighted to participate in Kids in Museums: Takeover Day on Wednesday 15 November, from 10:00 – 14:00.   Takeover Day is a nation-wide celebration of children and young people’s contributions to museums, galleries, arts organisations, archives and heritage sites. For one day children and young people around… Read more »

Mary Rose – Digitisation Blog – October 2017 October has been a major month in the Digitisation project in terms of milestones that we have now reached.  Firstly, the Collections Volunteers have completed the digitisation of the 35mm slides currently held in the archive!  This is a huge achievement in itself, but on top of… Read more »

Where Were You In ’82?   To celebrate 35 years since the Mary Rose was raised, we’ve been asking our followers to share their memories of that day. Do you remember where you were on 11th October 1982?   Follow along with the hashtag #WhereWereyouIn82, or check out our Twitter Moment below… Where Were You… Read more »

Mary Rose not in danger of collapse   Last night an article was published online by the Telegraph, with regard to the conservation of the Mary Rose, Henry VIII’s flagship, which is displayed in Portsmouth along with a unique collection of Tudor artefacts.   The content for the article was excellent, taken from a lecture that… Read more »