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Kids Go Free Posted: 18-05-18
This May half term kids go FREE at The Mary Rose when accompanied by a full paying adult!

Mary Rose Museum ‘Kids Go Free’ - Terms and Conditions

Please be aware these terms and conditions are for reference when purchasing tickets for the Mary Rose during the ‘Kids Go Free’ event.

  • The ‘Kids Go Free’ offer entitles up to three children (up to and including 15 years...
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The Mary Rose makes it to the finals of the European Museum of the Year Award Posted: 14-05-18

Helen Bonser-Wilton, Chief Executive of the Mary Rose Trust, says: “We are thrilled to have made it to the finals of these prestigious awards against intense competition, only three years after winning a Special Commendation, and delighted that Mary Rose is recognised as a world-class museum.”

The Mary Rose underwent...

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Help create a LEGO® brick portrait of King Henry VIII at the Mary Rose! Posted: 02-05-18

Helen Bonser-Wilton, Chief Executive of the Mary Rose Trust, said: “We are delighted to be collaborating with the Walker Art Gallery and Bright Bricks on this exciting project, which will see Holbein’s painting of Henry VIII transformed into a LEGO brick work of art. It’s bound to entertain visitors of...

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Volunteers wanted Posted: 04-04-18

Welcome Volunteers

Work alongside our friendly Guest Relations Team at the entrance to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, you will meet and greet visitors and engage with them in making the most of their visit, including signposting to what is on that day.  You will also have the opportunity to...

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New TV Advert Posted: 01-04-18
Check out our TV advert, recently aired in the Meridian South Coast region!

The new Mary Rose TV advert hit local and regional screens over Easter 2018, appearing during such shows as The Chase, Loose Women, Emmerdale and Coronation Street!

Let us know what you think!

 

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Mary Rose chosen for Historic England 100 Places Campaign. Posted: 15-03-18

The 10 places in the Loss & Destruction category of A History of England in 100 Places are:

  • Hillsborough Football Stadium, Sheffield
  • Wreck of the SS Mendi, 11.3 nautical miles off Saint Catherine’s Point, Isle of Wight
  • Farfield Inn, Sheffield
  • The Crystal Palace, Crystal Palace Park, London
  • The...
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The Mary Rose heads into new territories Posted: 14-03-18

The Mary Rose has piqued the public’s imagination for generations – its sinking, its discovery, its famous raising, the revelation of its treasures, and then the painstaking conservation process that continues to this day. A major new regional and national marketing campaign to promote the Mary Rose’s Tudor story...

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Going ballistic! Science meets conservation on The Mary Rose Posted: 09-03-18

But in a contradictory twist, the only way to uncover how to preserve them is to sacrifice some of them. Dr Schofield explains: "This is conservation science at its most cutting edge. We have taken just 12 of the cannonballs - less than 1% of the Mary Rose's stock but...

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A Dog's Tale Posted: 14-02-18
Download "A Dog's Tale"

A long time ago, on a ship called the Mary Rose, lived a little dog, whose name was Hatch. 
 

Hatch was only young, but he knew that, if he wanted to stay on the ship, he’d have to find a job. He left his comfortable space...

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