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Rear Admiral John Lippiett and Professor Mark Jones.

Two Mary Rose Trust members recognised in the Queens 2014 New Year’s Honours    The Mary Rose Trust is celebrating two major achievements this week as Chief Executive, John Lippiett and Head of Collections, Mark Jones have been awarded a CBE and a MBE respectively in the Queens New Year’s Honours list.   Rear-Admiral John… Read more »

Well, hasn’t 2013 been a busy year! Here’s our rundown of what happened. (and if we’ve forgotten anything, please do let us know on Facebook or Twitter!) January January started very coldly, with snow covering most of the UK, and we had to close the museum for a few days. For those people eager to… Read more »

Education takes centre stage at the Mary Rose after major awards win and 10,000th pupil pays a visit.   The Mary Rose Museum is celebrating two huge achievements in Education.   Yesterday the museum was proud to welcome its 10,000th pupil. Since the museum opened on the 31st May 2013, the learning department has welcomed nearly 170 schools and… Read more »

A collection of classic board games with a Mary Rose twist will be at the Mary Rose Museum in time for Christmas!   The creation of Mary Rose classics including Monopoly, Cluedo and Top Trumps is the result of collaborative work between games manufacturer Winning Moves and the Mary Rose.   The Mary Rose was… Read more »

The new Front-of-House team

The Mary Rose Takeover Day Today St Judes year 4 children have taken over the Mary Rose museum and given some of the staff a helping hand. Five children were dressed and trained as a Tudor gun crew and have given the public the chance to see how a Mary Rose cannon was fired in… Read more »

School Children take over at The Mary Rose Museum! On Friday 22 November, school children from Portsmouth will be taking over The Mary Rose Museum at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard for the day. The activities are being organised as part of Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Day 2013, a national event led by the Children’s Commissioner for England…. Read more »

The British Guild of Travel Writers’ has presented the Mary Rose Museum with a top annual tourism award.   The Mary Rose, at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, nominated by journalist Christina Ediss, won the Best UK Tourism Project award. The ship-shaped, space-age building houses the Mary Rose Tudor warship which mysteriously sank on a calm summer’s… Read more »

The First of November saw us receive a visit from a very special visitor. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arrived at the museum at 1030am, much to the surprise of the visitors waiting to go on board HMS Victory.  Share on Tumblr

The Mary Rose Museum at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard today welcomed its 250,000th visitor on Tuesday 8th October, just 18 weeks since the doors first opened on 31st May 2013. At 1.30pm today. Mavis Roberts accompanied by her husband Kingsley who had traveled down from Bishop’s Stortford became the 250,000th guest. This fantastic news comes just… Read more »

Hunters Brewery, based in Devon, is producing a brand new ale, Mary Rose 1545, which will be available in our café and shop.   Established in 2008, Hunters Brewery aim to provide top quality ales using the finest local ingredients which means you will enjoy consistent ales of a really high standard.   Mary Rose 1545,… Read more »