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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.

Volunteer Buggy Drivers (Weekends and Weekdays), Mary Rose Museum Exciting opportunities for exceptional people…could this be you? Do you enjoy meeting new people and working in a team? Would you love to welcome visitors to the award-winning Mary Rose Museum? We are recruiting a number of new Volunteer Buggy Drivers to help us deliver consistently… 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 »

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 Cafe

Salary: up to £18,000 per annum Working Pattern: 5 days over 7 Contract Type: Permanent Contact Name: Peter Haddock Job specification: A great opportunity has arisen for a Catering Manager.   The Mary Rose Museum is a unique attraction in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Our small cafeteria has a excellent reputation for delivering refreshments and snacks… 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 »

The bell of HMS Hood

You may remember last year we worked with Micropasts to produce a 3D model of the Mary Rose’s bell. This year, we’re working with them and the null to produce models of the bell of HMS Hood, which was conserved by Mary Rose Archaeological Services.   Chiara Bonnachi of Micropasts and Alastair Miles of the… Read more »