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It’s been a whole year since we reopened the Mary Rose Museum, and since then we’ve welcomed over 380,000 people into the museum, many of whom are return visitors!   The Mary Rose Museum has the same mix of original Tudor military and personal objects on display (actually, we’ve added a few more; see if… Read more »

By the end of June, the Mary Rose Trust Collections Volunteers had digitised 5,651 of the 35mm slides held in the archive. Looking back it’s incredible at just how much progress has been made since the team started on this digitisation project in February. We are over 1/3 of the way towards the target of… Read more »

The Mary Rose Museum has been active members of the Museum Store Association (MSA) since 2014 and the annual conference held by the MSA each year is an amazing gathering of Museum professionals specialising in the commercial aspects of museum, especially the ever present gift shop.   The invitation to attend the 2017 conference in… Read more »

Wow! How are we this close to #MaryRoseLIVE already? It’s been an amazing 2 months or so for everyone involved, but now is the time when reality sets in. With only 7 days left until the teams go live from the Mary Rose Museum, there is still plenty left to organise.   If you’ve been… Read more »

  Since the end of April, the time has just flown by and I’m amazed to realise that this show will be broadcast in just two weeks!   I’ve had a busy few weeks emailing staff and external contractors for interviews, as well as arranging filming days, all while completing my regular duties as Projects… Read more »

  It’s been a challenging few weeks for #MaryRoseLive. On top of organising their shows, the students have had dissertations, exams and (of course) the Easter holidays to contend with. Team Red are progressing well as we have now finalised the shows ‘story’ and who they would like to feature. As this blog goes out,… Read more »

The Collections Volunteers have been making amazing progress. About a week after we announced we had digitised 1,000 slides, our volunteers reached the next landmark of 1,500 and Last week they reached the 2,000 mark!  Now that the progress thermometer’s picture of what’s under The Solent is starting to take shape, you should be able… Read more »

  My name is Kate and I am the Projects Officer at the Mary Rose Trust. I originally joined as a member of the Project Team to support the 2015/16 works, but now that’s finished I get to work on all sorts of different projects around the Trust, although mainly I’m assisting the Collections Manager… Read more »