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Towards a National Collection Posted: 21-09-21

The announcement today of the five major projects forming the largest investment of Towards a National Collection, a five-year research programme, reveals the first insights into how thousands of disparate collections could be explored by public audiences and academic researchers in the
future.

The five ‘Discovery Projects’ will...

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Search for Sunken Galley Posted: 09-08-21

Project Solent Warships has been match-funded by Historic England to search for historic wrecks in the Eastern Solent and is inspired by the late Alexander McKee’s ‘Solent Ships’ project, which succeeded in finding the Mary Rose in 1971. 

The survey vessel will pass close to the site of the...

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"Join the Crew" Launches at The Mary Rose this Summer Posted: 05-08-21

When the Mary Rose was excavated by archaeologists on the seabed, it contained chests full of beautifully preserved artefacts. Visitors will discover chests throughout the museum galleries and piece together the stories of life on board the Mary Rose. They will sniff Tudor smells, handle replica objects recovered from the...

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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Flagships Taking Centre Stage this summer with the opening of the Mary Rose’s 1545 – When Their World Ended Posted: 25-07-21

The partnership of the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) and the Mary Rose Trust (MRT), continues with Flagships Taking Centre Stage in 2021 at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard this summer with the opening of the Mary Rose’s 1545 – When Their World Ended.

The summer of 2021 continues to...

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Dame Judi Dench Helps Bring 1545 Experience to Life Posted: 15-07-21

Oscar-winning Actress Dame Judi Dench is helping staycationing Brits step back in time to relive the sinking of the Mary Rose in its stunning new 1545 experience.

1545 will allow visitors to be fully immersed in the Battle of the Solent and re-live the final breath-taking moments on board King...

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Mary Rose Trust scientist wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry prize Posted: 08-06-21

Professor Schofield also receives £5000 and a medal.

On receiving the prize, Professor Schofield said:

“I am delighted and overwhelmed to be awarded this prize. It is a pleasure and a privilege to be able to work in the world of heritage, with amazing colleagues, volunteers and research collaborators....

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King Henry VIII’s favourite ship, the Mary Rose, was made up of a multinational crew Posted: 05-05-21

Cardiff University academics, in partnership with the Mary Rose Trust and the British Geological Survey, used cutting edge scientific techniques to reveal the ancestry, childhood origins and diets of some of the crew who perished on the ship in 1545 AD. This information has been used to explore where, in...

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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Flagships Taking Centre Stage in 2021 Posted: 27-04-21

The partnership of the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) and the Mary Rose Trust (MRT), in conjunction with Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust (PNBPT), have announced that Portsmouth Historic Dockyard will reopen to visitors on Monday 17 May at 1000hrs with tickets already on sale, and timed booking...

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HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh Posted: 09-04-21

The trustees, staff and volunteers of the Mary Rose Trust were saddened to learn of the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh earlier today.  We send our deepest sympathy and condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family.

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