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Historical stories, conservation, news and collections updates and other stories from the Mary Rose.

Going greener at the Mary Rose

Going greener at the Mary Rose

It is important for the Mary Rose Museum to include environmental sustainability in all that we do. In this blog we celebrate receiving an award for the sustainability of our conservation labs as well as looking at other ways the Mary Rose is becoming greener.

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The importance of archaeological illustration

The importance of archaeological illustration

Archaeological illustration helps archaeologists record subtle details like wear, texture and patterns that may be missed in photos.

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Time and its effect on the Mary Rose

Time and its effect on the Mary Rose

Time has had a big effect on the hull of the Mary Rose., so how are our conservation team combating the signs of aging?

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Diving into the Mary Rose logs

Diving into the Mary Rose logs

The dive logs form the core of the archaeological archive – they contain when dives took place, their objectives and what the outcome was.

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The Twelve Days of Mary Rose

The Twelve Days of Mary Rose

Taking inspiration from “The Twelve Days of Christmas”, enjoy some of the treasures that the Mary Rose has given us from 1545!!

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Doing the twist: anchor cable cleaning

Doing the twist: anchor cable cleaning

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Marine life on the Mary Rose shipwreck

Marine life on the Mary Rose shipwreck

Meet some of the marine animals that called the Mary Rose wreck site home…

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The Mary Rose from an LGBTQ+ perspective

The Mary Rose from an LGBTQ+ perspective

We all interpret museum collections in our own way based on our own experiences.

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Seabed to Showcase: the Money-Changer’s purse

Seabed to Showcase: the Money-Changer’s purse

The money-changer’s purse offers a fascinating insight into life onboard a Tudor warship.

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