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What's on at The Mary Rose

September “Lights Up” Morning at the Mary Rose 28 Sep - 28 Sep 2018
History becomes a heartbeat closer

The lighting within the Mary Rose Museum is designed to create a stunning atmosphere and display, as well as helping protect the delicate collection of artefacts within the gallery showcases. Some visitors with a visual impairment or those with other medical and physical conditions can find our lighting levels to...

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Anniversary of the Raising 06 Oct - 14 Oct 2018
Saturday 6th October – Sunday 14th October

Come and see us for the week celebrating the raising of the Mary Rose! 

In commemoration of this historic moment we’ll have a giant working scale model of Tog Mor, the lifting crane that raised the Mary Rose on 11th October 1982, on display in one of our galleries....

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TALK - The Raising of the Mary Rose 10 Oct - 10 Oct 2018
By Maritime Archaeologist and Mary Rose Salvage Diver, Christopher Dobbs

Christopher Dobbs, Head of Interpretation and Maritime Archaeology for the Mary Rose Trust will be providing his personal insights and anecdotes on the process of excavating and raising the Mary Rose, one of the largest underwater archaeological excavations in history.

Opening with a glass of wine on arrival, the event ...

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The Mary Rose Anniversary Lectures 13 Oct - 13 Oct 2018
We invite you to join us for our Anniversary Lectures!

The one day event will take place on Saturday 13th October and is open to everyone.

This year our speakers list includes:

  • Dr Sean Cunningham - Head of Medieval Records at The National Archives
  • Dr Lauren Mackay - Tudor historian and author of Among The Wolves of Court: The...
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Tudor England - Brick by Brick 20 Oct - 28 Oct 2018
This October half Term, help us to create a LEGO® brick recreation of Portsmouth as it was in July 1545!

In May we gave visitors the opportunity to help recreate a famous Tudor portrait of Henry VIII. This time, we're going even bigger, and recreating the colourful Cowdray Engraving, a giant picture showing the whole of Tudor Portsmouth on the day that the Mary Rose sank, as a LEGO® brick...

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Totally Tudor - Men of War! 20 Oct - 28 Oct 2018
October Half Term

Get Totally Tudor this October half term as we explore the 'men of war' on the Mary Rose. The ship fought many wars during her lifetime, and her crew were all highly trained: you will be too after taking part in our exciting activities!

With craft activities, talks and demonstrations,...

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