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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 Parrel Assemblages While most of the rigging of the Mary Rose was removed during the Tudor attempts to recover the ship, some spare elements were recovered below decks, including this… Read more »

If you’re craving a bit of Tudor warship-action, why not have a go at making our special Monday Make model!   It’s not 100% accurate, but it looks nice on the shelf, and is extra special as it can be folded away for easy storage! Plus it comes in both colour and black and white,… Read more »

Up for some Christmas fun? Why not have a go at our Tudor Christmas Wordsearch!   Just click on the image below to download the pdf version, print it out and away you go! The record in our office is 4 minutes, can you beat it?  Share on Tumblr

Earlier this year, the team at Micropasts helped to produce 3D models of three artefacts recovered during the excavation of the Mary Rose, the results of this work can be seen at maryrose.org/micropasts.   The Mary Rose Trust are very excited to be working with Micropasts again.  This time, we will be working towards the… Read more »

‘Ringing the Changes’: Mary Rose Museum to re-open in 2016 with unrestricted views of the ship   This November the Mary Rose will embark upon the next stage in her long and remarkable history.   This exciting chapter of the Mary Rose Museum will see an extraordinary transformation in visitor experience. The walls that currently… Read more »

During the Mary Rose trip to Sweden, the team got to meet a VIP! Here’s Diane Budden with the full story… On the 12th of November 2015 the Mary Rose team were delighted to be joined by Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Sweden, Mr David Cairns and his wife Sharon, at the null, Stockholm for a… Read more »

Over the weekend we sent two of our volunteers, Tony Green and Barry Reah, to London to represent us at the Lord Mayor’s Show. Here is their story, in their own words; “Saturday 14th November saw a very early start. Because of railway engineering works, we set off at 7.30 for Guildford, parked the car… Read more »

Last week a lucky group of staff and volunteers travelled to Sweden, in search of the Vasa, a Swedish warship that sank in Stockholm harbour in  1628. Jane Anderson, one of our museum volunteers, documents their trip…   “Everybody in the Mary Rose Museum has met the visitor who says ‘it’s not like the Vasa’;… 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 The Boats of the Mary Rose The Anthony Roll, which features one of only two contemporary depictions of the Mary Rose, shows the Mary Rose with a boat being… 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 The Mary Rose “Crow’s Nest” While it has become standard to call the look-out point usually located at the top of a mast a “Crow’s Nest”, the term is… Read more »