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The Mary Rose is home to a host of amazingly preserved artefacts, many of which feature decorations such as Tudor Roses, Fleur de Lys and lions, but there are one or two more fantastical beasts lurking in our collections…   The most obvious artefacts to feature fantastic beasts are our linstocks, sticks used to light… Read more »

We think it’s a given that the Mary Rose presents some of the most stunning interior vistas in the UK. Now that Henry VIII’s flagship has been re-imagined in all her glory, our visitors get to see the jaw-dropping sight of the mighty hull itself, towering above them, as they walk the exhibition’s three floors…. Read more »

Hello Emily here, the intern with Mary Rose Learning Department. My placement is supported by the University of Winchester from where I have just graduated with a degree in Archaeology.  I have now been with the Mary Rose Museum for 8 weeks out of my 7 month internship- it seems to be going to very… Read more »

OK, we’ll admit it, stealing wedding ideas from the Tudor era may seem a little risky, considering that two thirds of Henry VIII’s wives were either executed or divorced!   But while Henry could never be described as the world’s greatest bridegroom, he did know how to build a magnificent ship (ahem) and he also… Read more »

It’s only a guess on our part but if you’re considering the Mary Rose Museum for your celebration then maybe you’re more than a bit interested in the nautical life and its heritage and traditions?   Fact is that while the Mary Rose may seem very old to all of us, in naval defence terms… Read more »

Feed the Fleet!  Practical Maths for Home Educators Families Includes visit to newly re-opened Mary Rose Museum Limited places available Friday 16 September 2016 10:30 – 15:00   Disaster!  We sail tomorrow.  No food supplies have arrived and the Purser has run away!  The men will be really unhappy if they don’t get their dinner… Read more »

If you have come to see the Mary Rose Museum since its re-launch on 20th July 2016, you may have noticed some of the many changes made in the museum and its galleries.   In case you have not been able to visit yet, cannot remember what it looked before, or have only visited the… Read more »