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The Mary Rose gets conservation boost from new x-ray technique Posted: 27-10-21

The Mary Rose - Henry VIII’s favourite warship whose remains were brought to the surface in a massive salvage operation broadcast to over 60 million people around the world 39 years ago this month - has received a major boost to help conserve the ship for future generations.

A team...

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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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