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For many, Blue Peter was an introduction to the Mary Rose project and the popular children’s programme had special access during the 1980s.   On 19th May 1982,  presenter Sarah Greene made a 13 metre dive to the wreck. Two days later, Sarah and fellow presenter Simon Groom  visited the HRH The Prince of Wales,… 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 »

This year’s Mary Rose Anniversary Lectures are taking place on 8th October 2016.   The theme this year is “Re-Launched Museum, Research Now and Into the Future”, and features talks from experts from the Universities of Portsmouth and Swansea, as well as members of the Mary Rose Trust research team.   Further details and a… Read more »

Digital research techniques to help unravel Tudor mysteries as new Mary Rose project launched   For the first time human remains and other artefacts found on the Tudor warship Mary Rose are being released to a global audience as interactive 3D digital resources.     The images will be released on a website www.virtualtudors.org which will… 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 »

The Mary Rose Trust is proud to announce that after significant changes and a six month closure The Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard will reopen to the public on the 20th July 2016. This stage of development has cost approximately £5.4 million to complete.   For the first time in 23 years visitors will breathe the same… Read more »

Learning at Hampton Court

As we’ve mentioned in a previous blog, we at the Mary Rose Museum are very keen on staff development, with training sessions taking place throughout the quiet winter months. Much as schools come to us to learn things they couldn’t do inside the classroom, we decided that we needed to go on ‘school trips’ of… Read more »

Henry VIII duck and Anne Boleyn duck with Mini Henry duck

The Mary Rose will be fully revealed in two weeks time, and to celebrate we want you to show us your Tudor Roses!   The Tudor Rose, formed from the Roses of York and Lancaster by Henry VIII’s father, Henry VII, is an enduring emblem of one of England’s most famous dynasties, and it appeared… Read more »