Events and activities

What's on at The Mary Rose

Where the arts meet science: keeping the Mary Rose ship-shape! 14 Mar - 14 Mar 2019
A talk at the Aspex Gallery

Come along to a special talk by Professor Eleanor Schofield, Head of Conservation & Collections Care at the Mary Rose Trust and a Professor at the University of Kent.

The Mary Rose was one of Henry VIII’s most treasured possessions, so it was with horror that he watched as it...

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Science Week at the Mary Rose 14 Mar - 17 Mar 2019
Discover the science that keeps the Mary Rose collection ship shape!

The Mary Rose Trust is delighted to be partnering with Zeiss Microscopy to offer a unique insight in to the science that is used to look after our collection, recovered from the seabed after 437 years.

Come along and see real Tudor objects in more detail than ever before, and...

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The Many Faces of Tudor England 18 Mar - 31 Dec 2019
Tudor England - As you never expected it!

Just who were the men of the Mary Rose?

Discover a whole new view of Henry VIII’s navy with our exciting exhibition, using the latest scientific and genealogical research to show us who the men of the Mary Rose really were. 

You’ll never look at Tudor England the same...

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Relaxed Opening at the Mary Rose 24 Mar - 24 Mar 2019
24th March 2019

The environment within the Mary Rose is designed to create a stunning atmosphere and display, as well as helping protect the delicate collection of artefacts within the gallery showcases. However, we understand that visitors with a visual impairment or those with other medical and physical conditions, such as autism or...

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Mother's Day at the Mary Rose 30 Mar - 31 Mar 2019
Make a treat for your mum this Mother's Day

Henry VIII loved his mum, so visitors this Mother’s Day can create their own cards inspired by the collection and even make perfumed scent bags as a gift for mum, and the king himself will be around to talk about his mother, Elizabeth of York!

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Totally Tudor - Meet the Crew 06 Apr - 21 Apr 2019
This Easter discover the evidence behind who the crew of the Mary Rose were.

Who crewed the Mary Rose?

This Easter come to The Mary Rose and meet members of Henry VIII’s crew – the surgeon will tell gruesome tales of amputations and sickness at sea, the carpenter will show how he kept the Mary Rose ship-shape, and discover what the men ate with...

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