Posts By: Administrator

The Mary Rose Museum will be hitting the road this summer, with our Pop-up Museum!   Throughout the summer, the Mary Rose Museum will be taking a ‘Pop-Up Museum’ out around the UK, visiting festivals and historical events. With real and replica artefacts, activities and even a little shop, we’re bringing the Mary Rose Museum… 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 Minions Amongst Henry VIII’s fleet was a 300 ton carrack called The Minion.   While today the name is more commonly associated with the little yellow creatures from the “Despicable… 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 Personalised Linstocks The large guns of the Mary Rose were lit using a linstock, a pole which gave a Master Gunner the ability to fire his gun from a… Read more »

The Heritage Lottery Fund has agreed with the Mary Rose Trust to appoint Ridge and Partners LLP, the multi-discipline property and construction consultancy, on a crucial project. Ridge is the employer’s agent on the final phase of works to a project that will bring the spectacular 500-year-old warship even closer to visitors at the multi… Read more »

The Mary Rose Trust is working with MicroPasts to produce 3D Models of our artefacts using photomasking – but we need your help! Click Here to help us digitise our collection Photo-masking enables the creation of a high quality 3D model of an archaeological artefact . There has been a revolution in 3D modelling in… Read more »

 Mary Rose Museum was the only UK museum to receive ‘Special Commendation’ following the European Museum of the Year Award 2015 announcement Following the announcement of the European Museum of the Year 2015, held 16th May 2015, the Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth, UK received a special commendation and the only one for a UK museum…. Read more »

Mary Rose Museum nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award 2015 The award winning Mary Rose Museum has been nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award 2015. This prestigious award was founded in 1977 under the auspices of the Council of Europe, with the aim of recognising excellence in the European… Read more »

Home Educator Families! Hands-on history and science workshops The Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth Monday 1 June 2015    10:30-15:00 A brilliant opportunity to learn together Option 1: Under 11s – Just how bad was life on a Tudor warship? Discover life for officers and men through a mix of artefact handling and dressing up. Find out… Read more »

24th April 2015 marks the 50th Anniversary of the first dive by ‘Project Solent Ships’ in their search for the Mary Rose.   The team, consisting of  Alexander McKee, John Towse, Alan Lee, John Baldry and Roger Hale, began their search for Henry VIII’s warship close to the site of the Royal George. This was… 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 Tudor Corporate Sponsorship on the Mary Rose Many of the longbowmen’s wristguards recovered from the Mary Rose feature decoration – often religious – so it’s not surprising… Read more »