"The shop of the Mary Rose Museum today is well stocked with gifts to help remember a visit. However, rather than a cuddly toy Hatch or a Henry VIII rubber duck, the souvenirs of the 1840s used salvaged wood from the Mary Rose to produce intricate objects…"
What sank the Mary Rose? is a genuine historical question. School visitors are presented with a wide variety of evidence in an age-appropriate way: historical, archaeological and scientific. Theories include too much wind; overloading; misbehaving crew and French cannon fire. No one knows the real answer. We have a number...
477 years ago this month, on 19th July 1545, the Mary Rose sank in the Solent, the strait North of the Isle of Wight. On this day, hundreds of men lost their lives to an unforeseeable tragedy.
An interview with Doug Barnett, diver on the Mary Rose, undertaken by students from Cams Hill School, Porchester, as part of Kids in Museums' Takeover Day 2022
Earlier this month we celebrated Volunteers Week 2022, this month’s Education blog is written by Mike who has been a volunteer in the Learning Department at the Mary Rose for just over twelve years.
Discover the story of the bell’s recovery, its purpose, and how it is now pride of place within the museum galleries once more.