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Horrible Histories at the King's Theatre Posted: 05-11-19

The Mary Rose is home to Henry VIII’s favourite ship, which was recovered and recreated from the seabed, paying homage to the Tudor period.

From the horrible Henries to the end of evil Elizabeth, hear the legends (and the lies!) about the torturing Tudors at the Kings Theatre, before exploring...

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2 Millionth Visitor Welcomed at The Mary Rose Posted: 09-09-19

The lucky visitors, Colin, Sue and daughter Rosanna Pope from Cambridge, were delighted to be the museum’s 2 millionth (+2!) visitors. The family were greeted by members of the Mary Rose executive team and treated to a behind-the-scenes tour of some of the artefacts not usually on view to...

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Top Portsmouth Attractions unveil new ‘Portsmouth Pass’ Posted: 06-08-19

The Portsmouth Pass includes entry to the Emirates Spinnaker Tower and The D-Day Story, plus an annual pass to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and an annual ticket for The Mary Rose.

Visitors can buy it online from any one of the four partner’s websites or from the Visit Portsmouth website and...

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The Mary Rose - Finalist in the 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards! Posted: 24-07-19

The Mary Rose in Portsmouth has been chosen as one of the ten heritage sites across the UK to be a finalist in the 25th National Lottery Awards. British actor Hugh Bonneville spoke to Julian Clegg at BBC Radio Solent live from the Mary Rose this morning about the awards.

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Museum Cannon Day 2019 Posted: 03-06-19

21st August 1836 was the day that Charles Deane, a diver investigating a mystery shipwreck in the Solent, announced to the world that he had rediscovered Henry VIII's flagship, the Mary Rose, based on two guns he had found, an iron Port Piece and a bronze Cannon Royal!

The first...

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Shipwreck Explorers Posted: 13-05-19

When the Mary Rose was excavated by archaeologists on the seabed, it contained chests full of beautifully preserved artefacts. This can be recreated by visitors who will discover chests throughout the museum galleries and piece together the clues to solve the mysteries of this famous shipwreck. They will sniff...

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Mary Rose Announces Wreck Site Rib Ride Experience Posted: 29-04-19

I’m so pleased to offer this fantastic opportunity for guests to experience the Mary Rose in a whole new way, combining the immersive journey through the Mary Rose Museum with an opportunity to visit the exact site she sank in 1545 during the Battle of the Solent. Visitors will...

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100 Walks presentation held at The Mary Rose Posted: 29-04-19

All Portsmouth Healthy Walks are led by trained volunteer walk leaders who are there to ensure the route is safe and have grown in popularity over the years.

trained volunteer walk leaders who are there to ensure the route is safe and have grown in popularity over the...

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Easter aboard the Mary Rose Posted: 03-04-19

King Henry VIII himself will be gracing his favourite warship with his presence at various points in the holidays, bestowing guests with royal blessings or condemning them to death, depending on his will and whim. Visitors can join Henry VIII for a Royal Audience and listen to his first-hand...

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