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See the science keeping the Mary Rose shipshape! Posted: 07-03-19

These changes need to be understood to be able to provide effective conservation treatments allowing these prized artefacts to safely go on display. Some damage is obvious from simply looking at the material but changes that are invisible to the naked eye have also taken place. This...

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Mums Go Free this Mother's Day! Posted: 04-03-19

Join Henry this Mother’s Day weekend for an unforgettable family day out. Explore his famous warship and the fascinating Tudor artefacts that were unearthed from the depths of the Solent, after more than 400 years in the seabed.

Visitors will have the opportunity to...

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Key Parts of the Mary Rose go on display for the first time Posted: 14-02-19

The ship’s stem – a crucial structural piece of timber that curves upwards from the keel to define its bow - eluded underwater archaeologists until 2003. Having undergone excavation and conservation since then, the rediscovered stem can now finally be seen in the Weston Ship Hall, at the heart...

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King Henry’s Tudor Court: Tudors in Love Posted: 14-01-19

Visitors will have the opportunity to meet King Henry himself and take part in fun activities including beautiful calligraphy sessions and crafting fragrant gifts whilst dressing up as a Tudor courtier. You will create your own Valentine’s cards using feather quill pens and ink, then decorate them with ink stamps...

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Hatch's Christmas - A free eBook Posted: 17-12-18

It was Hatch’s first proper winter, and he didn’t like it. The puddles in the hold had frozen over, meaning that he kept slipping when he was chasing the rats down there. Not that there was much down there for them to eat. The Mary Rose, pride of the...

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The Mary Rose Wins Three Golds at the Beautiful South Awards Posted: 06-12-18

The prestigious event celebrates the brilliant tourism businesses and experiences that the South East of England has to offer.
The Mary Rose won gold in each of the three categories it was nominated: Large Visitor Attraction; Business Tourism and Venue; and Access and Inclusivity.

Helen Bonser-Wilton, Chief Executive of the...

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King Henry’s ‘Totally Tudor’ Christmas Court Posted: 05-12-18

Make memories this Christmas at the Mary Rose, where they host a very special guest. King Henry VIII himself will be visiting his favourite ship over the holiday period.

Free with a Mary Rose ticket, the Yuletide traditions of the Tudor Court will be brought alive with the...

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The Mary Rose Wins Digital Media Award at the Maritime Media Awards 2018 Posted: 01-11-18

The Mary Rose, which is located in Portsmouth, was nominated for its website, which, supported by major research, presents an illuminating account of Henry VIII’s flagship and the 19,000 personal and professional artefacts that give a stunning insight into life on board in Tudor Times. The visitor is given...

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MEN OF WAR: Half-Term Events at the Mary Rose Posted: 15-10-18

20-28th October

Totally Tudor – Men of War

Get Totally Tudor this half-term and explore the highly trained Soldiers, Archers and Gunners employed on board the Mary Rose. In Tudor England, young boys would train from the age of seven to use a bow and arrow...

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