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The Mary Rose Shortlisted for European Museum of the Year The Mary Rose, one of the UK’s foremost historical destinations dedicated to one of the greatest discoveries in recent history, has been shortlisted for the 2018 European Museum of the Year.  The award, given by the European Museum Forum, focuses on museums that have opened… Read more »

Inspire great writing! Improve your skills! Home Educators’ Poetry Day 18th January 2018   Use the breath-taking Mary Rose as your inspiration for writing! Explore two short forms of poetry in workshops fully led by the museum team.   Take part in the Tudor Gun Drill. Use all the senses to create powerful imagery. Step-by-step… Read more »

In late October, we welcomed eight new Collections Volunteers to the digitisation team. Following an induction day, which involved an introduction and overview of the Mary Rose Trust, we commenced training on all the digitisation processes. After this, the new team members wasted no time in getting stuck into the digitisation project alongside the existing… Read more »

MARY CHRISTMAS! Winter Activities at The Mary Rose The Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard December 2017      The Mary Rose is pleased to announce their winter programme of Totally Tudor activities which will take place on site at the Museum in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard throughout December 2017.    From 1 – 3 December,… 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 »

The Mary Rose welcomes our 10,000,000th Visitor! The Mary Rose in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard today welcomed its 10 millionth visitor. This is a magnificent milestone for the Museum which houses Henry VIII’s flagship and a treasure chest of Tudor artefacts. Visitors have been flocking to see the Mary Rose since she was first put on… Read more »