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

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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How work experience at the Mary Rose Museum inspired my career

How work experience at the Mary Rose Museum inspired my career

16 years ago, Alice did her school work experience at the Mary Rose, not realising it would lead to a career as a professional archaeologist…

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Tudor gun drills at the Mary Rose Museum

Tudor gun drills at the Mary Rose Museum

The Tudor gun drill workshop was well established in the original museum and is still one of our most popular activities.

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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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Fortifying the Museum

Fortifying the Museum

How do you install large bronze guns weighing several tonnes in a museum?

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Seabed to Showcase: Hatch the dog

Seabed to Showcase: Hatch the dog

Hatch, our ship’s dog, is one of the most recognisable exhibits here at the Mary Rose (perhaps only second to the ship itself!)

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Don’t Miss the Boat! Telling the time on the Mary Rose

Don’t Miss the Boat! Telling the time on the Mary Rose

How did they tell the time on a Tudor warship? Find out in our learning blog!

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Christmas in Tudor England

Christmas in Tudor England

What was Christmas like in Tudor England, and how did they celebrate the festive season?

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