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The Mary Rose Museum has been active members of the Museum Store Association (MSA) since 2014 and the annual conference held by the MSA each year is an amazing gathering of Museum professionals specialising in the commercial aspects of museum, especially the ever present gift shop.   The invitation to attend the 2017 conference in… Read more »

Volunteer Co-ordinator Salary – £20,000 p.a Full Time – Flexible (this will include both weekends (on rota and weekends (as required) Do you have an enviable track record of motivating, attracting and working with people?   We are looking for a Volunteer Co-ordinator to join our team here at the multi award winning Mary Rose… Read more »

Last night the Volunteers at the Mary Rose museum were recognised at the Portsmouth Inspiring Volunteer Awards 2017, where they won an award in the Arts, Culture and Heritage category, supported by IBM. The award was presented last night at Fratton Park, Portsmouth.      James Rodliff, Visitor Operations Manager, said “This is a well-deserved recognition… Read more »

  Since the end of April, the time has just flown by and I’m amazed to realise that this show will be broadcast in just two weeks!   I’ve had a busy few weeks emailing staff and external contractors for interviews, as well as arranging filming days, all while completing my regular duties as Projects… Read more »

Scientists are using microbiology to examine some of the human remains from Henry VIII’s flagship Mary Rose to determine if any come from the same person.   Research by Dr Garry Scarlett, a DNA expert at the University of Portsmouth, should enable museum staff to recreate the skeletons of some of the crew.   Only… Read more »

The Mary Rose Museum, one of the UK’s foremost historical destinations dedicated to one of the greatest discoveries in recent history, has been nominated for multiple awards in recognition of its place as one of the leading museums in the UK.   The Museum, based in the iconic Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, was runner up in… Read more »

Easter Holiday activities at the multi award-winning Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth Monday 3rd April – Friday 21st April 2017   The Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is delighted to announce their Totally Tudor programme of family-friendly activities taking place at the museum throughout the Easter holidays from Monday 3rd April to Friday 21st… 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 »

“Lights Up” Mornings at the Mary Rose Museum 27 February 2017, 10am – 12 noon 31 March 2017, 10am – 12 noon 5 June 2017, 10am – 12 noon   The lighting within the Mary Rose Museum is designed to create a stunning atmosphere and display, as well as helping protect the delicate collection of artefacts… Read more »

Wednesday 18th January is Museum Selfie day, a Culture Themes initiative to get people to share their museum-related selfies, which in the four years since it began has spread across the globe, with people sharing their snaps from museums all over the world!   There are many people who aren’t keen on selfies, and there are… Read more »