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There’s always plenty going on at the Mary Rose and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. From new findings in archaeological research, to visitor events, there’s plenty to keep you interested. You can find all our latest news right here.

EMYA-2015

Mary Rose Museum nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award 2015 The award winning Mary Rose Museum has been nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award 2015. This prestigious award was founded in 1977 under the auspices of the Council of Europe, with the aim of recognising excellence in the European… Read more »

BSA2014

The Mary Rose Museum has been awarded a coveted Gold for Large Visitor Attraction of the Year at the Beautiful South Awards 2014.   Held at the iconic Grand Brighton Hotel last night, the presentation evening celebrated the elite visitor experiences across the South and South East of England and recognised their outstanding contribution to… Read more »

Takeover_Day_2014

THE MARY ROSE MUSEUM WILL BE TAKEN OVER – BY TEENAGERS!  If you come down to the Mary Rose Museum at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard on Friday 21st November 2014, you’re in for a big surprise! You’ll find teenagers doing jobs and taking on roles that adults usually do. Students from St Edmund’s Catholic School, Portsmouth,… Read more »

Tony and Barry, in Tudor costume.

The Lord Mayor’s Show in London has been running for nearly 800 years, since before the Mary Rose was even a glint in Henry VIII’s eye. However, this year the Mary Rose Museum sent along a couple of representatives, Tony Green and Barry Reah, who along with Henry the Tudor Duck joined in the parade. We’ll let Tony tell… Read more »

The Dog, on display in the Mary Rose Museum

An international team of scientists have identified the youngest member of the Mary Rose’s crew: The ship’s dog. Recovered over a period of several months, the dog was found partially outside the carpenter’s cabin, the rest inside, under a pile of chests belonging to the carpenter and several gunners. After many years in the collections… Read more »

Winner of the RBS Management Award, The Mary Rose Trust, l-r Justin Webb, Charles Barker (Mary Rose Trust) & Dan Salanson (RBS)

The Mary Rose Museum has received THE HAMPSHIRE BUSINESS AWARD for RBS MANAGEMENT TEAM OF THE YEAR. The best of the county’s companies were in the spotlight as the winners of the Hampshire Business Awards were announced at a ceremony on Tuesday, September 30th   Winners in five categories were revealed at an exclusive awards… Read more »

policemalevoicechoirconcert

The Hampshire Police Male Voice Choir will be performing at the Mary Rose Museum on Saturday 4th October. The concert features a selection of musical arrangements based around the Mary Rose, the Tudor period and all things nautical. Many of the arrangements have never been performed before by the choir, who have taken great delight… Read more »

Teaching History with 100 Objects

A Tudor gun from the Mary Rose Museum to be used by the British Museum for its ‘Teaching History with 100 Objects’ project which starts today. The Mary Rose Museum’s Culverin has been chosen as one of the select objects included in the British Museum’s new Teaching History with 100 Objects online resource, a project… Read more »

makingdogs

This summer we’ve got loads of FREE family fun taking place at the Mary Rose!   Tuesday 29th July – Tuesday 2nd September 2014 Drop in between 2pm – 4pm Make your own Mary Rose Artefact every Tuesday of the School Holidays – A different one each week! What will you be making? A flagon,… Read more »