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Mary Rose not in danger of collapse Posted: 02-10-17

The Mary Rose was raised from the Solent 35 years ago in 1982 and has been undergoing extensive conservation ever since funded through the Mary Rose Trust, a charity that does not receive government funding.  Firstly, the ship was sprayed with chilled water and then sprayed over a period of...

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The Mary Rose welcomes our 10,000,000th Visitor! Posted: 25-09-17

Mike and Sandra Perkins were the lucky visitors who helped the Mary Rose reach 10 million visitors today  –  a  complete surprise for the couple from Pembroke Dock in Wales. They were welcomed to the Museum by CEO of the Mary Rose Trust, Helen Bonser-Wilton. To mark the occasion, the...

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Robert Hardy : 1925-2017 Posted: 04-08-17

“We are greatly saddened by news of actor Robert Hardy’s death. He was a true gentleman and joy to work with. Robert’s work with the Mary Rose has been transformational as the leading specialist on the longbow.  Without his enthusiasm, skill and knowledge of the craft of archery, the subject...

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Reconstructing the crew of the Mary Rose Posted: 16-05-17
Scientists are using microbiology to examine some of the human remains from Henry VIII’s flagship Mary Rose to determine if any come from the same person.

Research by Dr Garry Scarlett, a DNA expert at the University of Portsmouth, should enable museum staff to recreate the skeletons of some of the crew.

Only a handful of the ship’s 500 crew survived when Henry VIII’s flagship was sunk in...

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Upper Deck Dinners at the Mary Rose Museum Posted: 16-03-17
The Mary Rose Museum has launched new corporate event packages which will allow guests to experience Henry VIII’s flagship as never before.

Guests will be enjoy first class catering while looking down at uninterrupted views of the restored timbers of the ship.

The experience can be personalised with music and lighting tailored to the client and the nature of the event – making each one a memorable, bespoke experience.

The exclusive offering...

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Digital research techniques to help unravel Tudor mysteries Posted: 05-09-16
For the first time human remains and other artefacts found on the Tudor warship Mary Rose are being released to a global audience as interactive 3D digital resources.

 These research-grade, highly accurate photogrammetry models of human skulls, together with a number of artefacts were generated for a Swansea Universityresearch project based in the College of...

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