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Since the end of November 2015 the Mary Rose Museum has been closed, with only a mini exhibition and film available to our visitors. During this period, we’ve had nearly 9,000 visitors, and according to our surveys they’ve all gone away satisfied, but even so, they still ask “What’s going on in the museum?”  … Read more »

    The Mary Rose Museum have teamed up with EBP South to deliver a new and exciting Maths challenge to pupils across the area. The day is designed to enthuse young people in a subject sometimes seen as boring or difficult. ‘Feed the Fleet’ is a Tudor themed challenge for Year 4 pupils to… 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 »

Hello, I’m Johanna, one of the conservators at the Mary Rose Trust, and I’ll be taking you through some of the work that is happening behind the scenes at the museum. This particular post will cover a set of objects I have devoted a fair bit of my time here to – logs!   Over… 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 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

In December, we needed to relocate a three ton demi cannon in the Upper Deck Context Gallery to the Admiral’s Gallery next door as it was in the way of a planned new airlock. A simple task you might think, especially with the museum closed due to the Phase 2 works. It actually required weeks… Read more »