Be inspired by our award-winning Education Department
Our busy education department provides learning opportunities for all ages and abilities in the purpose-built Stavros Niarchos Foundation Learning Centre classroom and laboratory. School visits, CPD for teachers, family learning, community outreach and more!
The sights, sounds and smells...
The Mary Rose Museum is unlike any other museum experience, giving people the chance to immerse themselves in the environment of a Tudor warship. Many of the Tudor objects on display are completely unique, and people are given the chance to handle and interact with a number of exhibits.
The Learning team offer:
● Expert-led sessions designed to enrich teaching and learning across the school curriculum
● A programme of activities and talks to engage people of all ages and abilities both in the museum and at other venues across the region
● A wealth of replica artefacts and other resources for hands-on learning
● Special events in conjunction with our partners
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“Curious and creative learning”
Visit the Mary Rose - the key ship of a key king – Henry VIII
Truly unique - the only 16th Century warship on display in the world
Discover the significance of the Mary Rose: “England’s Pompeii” one moment in time preserved forever
Inspire curiosity with thousands of amazing artefacts illuminating different levels of Tudor society
Explore evidence in cross-curricular workshops
Investigate the modern story of the ship with cutting edge conservation science and archaeology
Get in touch with us to discuss
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Continuing professional Development CPD
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The Learning team offers CPD opportunities for teachers and museum professionals.
We run sessions in partnership with the Maths and Science Learning Centre, Southampton. Find the latest news on the Primary Science Inquiry Network (SPIN) here:
Reciprocal CPD visits can be arranged.
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One or two members of the learning team can visit your primary or secondary school to run a variety of activity sessions including:
● King Henry VIII and the Mary Rose (history)
● Tudor Navigation (cross-curricular session)
● Tudor Surgeon (history)
● Poetry writing (literacy)
● Careers at the Mary Rose Museum (including Humanities and STEM)
We offer flexible options to suit the age and number of pupils. If you have one class, they can enjoy several activities. If you have a number of classes in the year group or school, we can run shorter activities to enable everyone to take part.
Half day visits £200 + VAT + Travel @45p a mile
Whole day visits £300 + VAT + Travel @45p a mile
Free Loan Box Supported by The Ernest Cook Trust and DHL
Use the unique story of King Henry VIII’s ship to inspire learning in history, literacy and numeracy. Boxes contain resources for artefact handling, dressing up and practical curriculum-linked activities to suit a range of abilities.
“It was a wonderful way for the children to become more engaged with history and each class was enthusing about how interesting it had been. I will whole-heartedly recommend the service to friends and colleagues.”
Collection only from Museum for local schools.
Nationwide delivery for schools further afield (subject to availability).
Talk to our experts via live video link. Options include: hot-seating with the Tudor Surgeon, Gunner or Archer; Q & A with a member of the education team
"Just wanted to say a HUGE thank you to you and your team!!! We really enjoyed our web session and hope to do it again in the future!”
£25 + VAT
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