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Henry VIII duck and Anne Boleyn duck with Mini Henry duck

The Mary Rose will be fully revealed in two weeks time, and to celebrate we want you to show us your Tudor Roses!   The Tudor Rose, formed from the Roses of York and Lancaster by Henry VIII’s father, Henry VII, is an enduring emblem of one of England’s most famous dynasties, and it appeared… Read more »

The bell of HMS Hood

You may remember last year we worked with Micropasts to produce a 3D model of the Mary Rose’s bell. This year, we’re working with them and the null to produce models of the bell of HMS Hood, which was conserved by Mary Rose Archaeological Services.   Chiara Bonnachi of Micropasts and Alastair Miles of the… Read more »

Museum to Open 20th July 2016

  After six months of work, and weeks of testing all of the environmental systems, we’re proud to announce that the Mary Rose Museum will be reopening on 20th July 2016.   Find out more    Share on Tumblr

The Mary Rose Museum is reopening its doors later this summer, but in May the crew will be taking over Southsea Castle for a bank holiday weekend of fun and frolics!   Southsea Castle was built in 1544, the year before the Mary Rose sank, and indeed was the place from which King Henry VIII… Read more »

Volunteers Wanted for the Mary Rose Museum. Start date: from 1st July 2016    Exciting opportunities for exceptional people…Could this be you? Do you enjoy meeting new people and working in a team? Would you love to welcome visitors to the award-winning Mary Rose Museum when we re-open this summer? Are you keen to learn?… Read more »

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 How tall were the Crew of the Mary Rose? There’s a popular myth that people were considerably smaller in the past, varying from being about a foot shorter than… Read more »

As we get into January, traditionally our quietest period, we’re using this time for professional training, ensuring our already amazing team are just that little bit more amazing. Our Visitor Operations Manager, James Rodliff, explains one of the methods we’ve been using…     Customer Service is at the very heart of everything we do… Read more »

A Year at the Mary Rose Museum A review of 2015 by our blogger, Simon. All opinions are his, and don’t necessarily reflect those of the Mary Rose Trust. So, another year over, and it’s time for another look over the last twelve months! You’d think after being open eighteen months things would quieten down,… Read more »

The Great History Quiz : The Tudors BBC 2. Christmas Eve, 9pm The Mary Rose Trust has had the unique opportunity to be involved in BBC 2’s The Great History Quiz : The Tudors. Seven artefacts were taken from cases inside the Mary Rose Museum to Elstree Studios where the quiz was recorded back in… Read more »