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Spring onboard Portsmouth’s Mary Rose Posted: 28-02-20

For the first time ever, on Sunday 8th March the Mary Rose will host a Yoga session. This beginner-intermediate workshop will be taught in one of the museum’s galleries by professional instructor Amanda Gartrell. Not only will participants have an amazing view during the class, they will also...

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Partnership between Portsmouth’s Mary Rose & University of Winchester creates unique job opportunities Posted: 09-01-20

Mary Kinoulty, Head of Learning at the Mary Rose commented on the partnership: “We are very proud of our ground-breaking partnership with the University of Winchester. The graduates who are supported by the University in their placements with The Mary Rose Learning Department have been a wonderful asset to the...

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Dr Alex Hildred celebrates 40 years at the Mary Rose Trust Posted: 03-12-19

Following the discovery of the Mary Rose in the Solent, it was decided to excavate the ship in its entirety. The Mary Rose Trust was formed in 1979 with H.R.H. Prince Charles as president. Over 500 volunteer divers, and many more volunteers on shore, helped excavate the ship and...

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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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