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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 colleges.

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 »

Saturday 20th July – 1st September 2013  9.45am – 6pm daily. This summer, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is pleased to announce new extended opening times; ensuring visitors to the Mary Rose Museum have more choice than ever before.   After a busy opening month, and to meet demand, the Historic Dockyard will be welcoming visitors from… Read more »

UPDATE! Our 100,000th visitor was Sue Coombs from Salisbury! She and her Family, her husband Jeff and son Josh,  were presented with a bottle of Danebury Sparkling Wine.   The Mary Rose Museum at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard has welcomed its 100,000th visitor, just 8 weeks since the doors first opened on 31st May.   Portsmouth… Read more »